[Samba] Roaming Profiles - the next step (OT)

Louis van Belle louis at van-belle.nl
Wed Nov 9 10:55:11 GMT 2005

I have a solution for this, i'm translating it to english now
so be patient ... 


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>Namens Robert Schetterer
>Verzonden: dinsdag 8 november 2005 22:33
>Aan: Nicholas Brealey
>CC: samba at lists.samba.org
>Onderwerp: Re: [Samba] Roaming Profiles - the next step (OT)
>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!
>> <GRIPE>
>> 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
>> huge.
>> 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 
>> e-mails.
>> I like Thunderbird much better than Outlook Express but have had to 
>> encourgae my users to use OE because of this problem.
>> </GRIPE>
>> Follow ups should probably not go to the Samba list!
>> Nick
>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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