Re: [Evolution] IMAP taking forever to load
- From: Not Zed <notzed ximian com>
- To: Julian Florance <julian florance dot net au>
- Cc: evolution ximian com
- Subject: Re: [Evolution] IMAP taking forever to load
- Date: 19 Jun 2002 01:21:34 +0930
On Wed, 2002-06-19 at 15:03, Julian Florance wrote:
If I didn't care about people being able to tell when and where I read
their message from [by seeing when I loaded the image off their site, by
reading their message], I would keep the option turned on.
It would be quite annoying always having to select
View|Message-Display|Load-Images option if you receive a lot of graphic
This doesn't affect emails with pictures embedded in them. It only
affects html messages with external images which are not part of the
message. So all those pretty mails from the art department render quite
So i always have it turned off and all i really miss out on is spam
costing me even more money to view, and the occasional forwarded web
page for which the graphics are usually not required anyway.
As for the original problem, we're using gnome-vfs, which seems to have
a whole host of threading bugs (or maybe we're using it wrong - i mean,
how could you expect a multithreaded library to actually function in a
multithreaded application), which often causes hangs. e.g.
On Wed, 2002-06-19 at 13:54, Jeffrey Stedfast wrote:
All I can say is turn off the Always-load-Images option. It's doubtful
that you really want this anyway?
On Tue, 2002-06-18 at 17:38, Dominic Amann wrote:
Further to a message I left earlier about some graphic IMAP messages
hanging evolution, I have discovered that messages which contain links
to graphics which are on defunct http servers will case evolution to
hang indefinitely when reading IMAP mail, and furthermore, although the
interface appears responsive, nothing else really works after that.
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