[nycbug-talk] imap queries
Wed Jun 2 17:21:58 EDT 2004
Jesse Callaway wrote:
> 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
i don't have a clue, altho i'm sure one could use ethereal/tcpdump to
sniff the packets of a IMAP query.
> 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
> 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.
or ssh/mutt or pine ;^)
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