[Users] strange network behavior II

Paul claws at thewildbeast.co.uk
Wed Jun 20 09:52:05 CEST 2012


On Tue, 19 Jun 2012 20:57:33 -0300
Rodrigo Fresneda <fresneda at gmail.com> wrote: 

> There is something bizarre going on with claws' interaction
> with gmail imap. Besides the sluggishness I have reported
> previously, I discovered a different phenomenon: sometimes,
> emails sent via claws are registered multiple times in gmail's
> web ui, though my recipient only receives the (entire) one message,
> fortunately. Something like:

That's not particularly strange. That's because gmail imap cannot
handle incremental saves to the drafts folder.

So what you can do is

* turn off automatic saves to drafts (/Prefs/Compose/Writing)

or

* use a drafts folder which is not on gmail's imap server (choose
  from the account prefs)

Thirdly, you could suggest to gmail that they make their imap follow
the standards.

with regards

Paul


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