[X-Newbies] Mail deleting unread messages in the Inbox

Kansas Territory kansast at mac.com
Sun Jan 16 13:00:17 PST 2005

On Jan 16, 2005, at 2:53 PM, Kansas Territory wrote:

> On Jan 16, 2005, at 11:26 AM, Richard Bienvenu wrote:
>> For reasons I cannot understand Apple's Mail app has taken to 
>> deleting _all_ of the messages in the Inbox when I click on one of 
>> them. Has anyone experienced this odd and destructive behavior?
>> I perhaps should add that I am also getting mail via Thunderbird. 
>> Perhaps "Mail" is deleting the inbox because it "knows" that these 
>> messages are available in the Thunderbird inbox? But how could Mail 
>> know this?
> how are you receiving your email ? are you using iMap or POP  ?    
> maybe Mail app see's the email at some point.  But Thunderbird is 
> grabbing the email via POP and removing the mail from the server.  
> Then when you go to Mail.app and it "refreshes" the inbox window, it 
> checks and can that the mail is not really there any longer. ???    
> something like that.
> At any rate, I would tend to think the disappearing email has more to 
> do with the new mail clients than mail.app .    With out any 
> additional information to go on.

I meant to say I think the email problem has more to do with the TWO 
mail clients.. not new mail clients.


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