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Re: Perplexing e-mail question ?????


From: Woody Duncan (wduncan_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Fri Oct 20 2000 - 05:37:08 PDT

Thanks Michelle, I don't feel so dumb now.
Woody in KC

Michelle Lowe wrote:

> Some email programs can be set to "leave mail on server", so that when you
> download them to your personal computer, they are *not* erased from your
> internet service provider. If you use the same email program all the time,
> it can also be set to "ignore previously downloaded messages", so even
> though you thought them erased, they were still archived on your ISP. When
> you downloaded your email from a different email program/location, the
> email program there probably saw all those messages as "new" so downloaded
> them all again.