[nycbug-talk] imap queries
Wed Jun 2 16:45:23 EDT 2004
jromero at romero3000.com wrote:
> does anyone know approximately how much bandwidth the average imap
> server query takes up??
> how about message downloads??
> I realize these are very general questions. Just looking for ballpark
On a 56k modem it may take up all of the bandwidth. Maybe not. Not much
data is transferred in IMAP. So, ok nobody uses those to connect who I know.
The next thing to look at would be how many messages pile up between synchs.
so reeeal ballpark. About a webpage's worth of bandwidth. [ducking for
If you're looking for something which conserves bandwidth then,
ironically, POP would be the way to go.
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