[X Newbies] Mail

James S Jones jsjones at mac.com
Sat Dec 6 00:04:26 PST 2003

I didn't have SSL enabled, though I have in the past. Perversely, I 
decided to try it with SSL enabled and it is now much faster.

Go figure.

On Dec 5, 2003, at 11:02 AM, cricket wrote:

>> Since about the last month of Jaguar, connecting to the .Mac IMAP 
>> server has been very slow, most of the time. And, while Panther's 
>> Mail handles those issues more gracefully than the former versions, 
>> it remains a problem. Since .Mac's servers should be a reasonably 
>> well know commodity to you'all, are there any suggestions you might 
>> offer for improving this? Preference mods? Switch to POP? ???
> Try turning off SSL for your .Mac account (if you have it enabled). 
> There is a performance problem with SSL and .Mac that we plan to fix 
> in a future Software Update.

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