[Samba] Roaming Profiles - the next step (OT)
robert at schetterer.org
Tue Nov 8 21:32:30 GMT 2005
Nicholas Brealey schrieb:
> Simon Faulkner wrote:
>> So, if I switch to Thunderbird and use IMAP can I get a fully
>> roaming profile?
> If only this was true!
> Sorry for this gripe, it has being annoying me for years!
> Take a look at https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=74085
> This bug took 4 years from the report to claimed fix.
> I need to try Thunderbird 1.5 to see if it is really fixed.
> (So much for Mozilla being more responsive to users than Microsoft!)
> Thunderbird may still be storing IMAP cache data in CSIDL_APPDATA
> instead of CSIDL_LOCAL_APPDATA which means users roaming profiles become
> Thunderbird also lacks an option to delete locally cached copies
> of messages.
> Outlook Express uses CSIDL_APPDATA and CSIDL_LOCAL_APPDATA properly
> and has an option for deleting the locally cached copies of downloaded
> I like Thunderbird much better than Outlook Express but have had to
> encourgae my users to use OE because of this problem.
> Follow ups should probably not go to the Samba list!
Nick is right ,big imap caching files reside in the profile too which
can lead to problems, dont know if its fixed in Thunderbird 1.5
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