On Sep 16, 9:31*am, Christian Riechers
wrote:
> On 09/16/2009 01:18 AM, Myk Melez wrote:
>
> > On 09/15/2009 03:38 PM, clay wrote:
> >> Now go into Edit>Preferences. Select Advanced, Network & Disk Space tab.
> >> Check the box under Disk Space and put 10000 in the box.
> >> That will cause Thunderbird to automatically compact whenever folder(s)
> >> get to 10mb.

>
> > Currently my settings in that tab are:

>
> > * Use up to [ 50 ] MB of space for the cache.
> > * [CHECKED] Compact folders when it will save over [ 100 ] KB.

>
> > Doesn't that mean Thunderbird shouldn't have used more than 50MB and
> > should have compacted my folders automatically?

>
> > -myk

>
> My understanding of the cache preference is it works basically the same
> as in Firefox. I.e. it caches items from HTML emails, RSS feed items, or
> when using the Thunderbrowse add-on.
> I doubt it has got anything to do with how much disk space is used for
> storing (IMAP) emails offline.
>
> --
> Christian


I can confirm that ThunderBrowse does nothing with your emails and the
caching and storage thereof. It only handles links.