OfflineIMAP bootstrapping question.
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I would very much like to use OfflineIMAP to sync IMAP to IMAP so that my
laptop and server accounts stay in sync.
The one limitation that had concerned me was that folder creation was only a
one way sync process =E2=80=94 until it occurred to me that I really only r=
ead mail on
the laptop; reading on the server is rare, and I can live without being able
to create folders there.
So, if I set up OfflineIMAP with the remote server being the laptop and the
local server being the remote machine, this should do what I want: I can
manage folders on the laptop, happily, and the server will be made to refle=
My one concern is bootstrapping this: I would be starting with the "remote"
server empty, but the "local" server full of email.
I /think/ that OfflineIMAP will make them both identical the first time I r=
it, but I am not absolutely certain ... and "think" isn't a work I like to
associate with the risk of mail loss. :)
So, am I safe running things this way, and will it do more or less what
Sorry to ask what seems like it should be a FAQ, but neither the manual or =
FAQ on the website gave me sufficient answer for me to risk my email on it.=
 My client doesn't like Maildir.
- OfflineIMAP bootstrapping question.,
Daniel Pittman <=