[X-Newbies] Moving Netscape mail files via Firewire

Steven Rogers srogers1 at austin.rr.com
Tue Oct 25 14:27:02 PDT 2005

On Oct 25, 2005, at 3:45 PM, J wrote:

> On Oct 25, 2005, at 3:48 PM, Steven Rogers wrote:
>> I'm not sure you have to export first, so long as the remote files  
>> are mounted via firewire. Here's an example from an older version  
>> of Mail - some googling should turn up more:
>> http://tinyurl.com/9o8ss
> I think we are talking about two different things -- one is getting  
> the HD to mount so she can EXCHANGE files, and then, how to bring  
> her old email files into her new email program which requires  
> 'importation' of the file(s). One has nothing to do with the other.

Right - I thought it was pretty clear that those are separate things.

> She can carry the exported file over to the other machine in a  
> number of different ways, not just Target Disk Mode... as she can  
> with any other files she wants to transfer. She said she is using  
> Netscape on both, not Mail.app so she needs to have an old Netscape  
> file that the new Netscape program can read.. Correct me if I'm wrong.

DOH!  That's right. I couldn't find anything on Netscape 7 mail  
import. I'm pretty sure it has that capability though.


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