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I'm in an interesting pickle.

We (my wife, kids, and I) have been using Linux on the desktop exclusively for the last 5 years. Last week, I bought my wife & I each a shiny new laptop to help alleviate competition for our single desktop. For now, I have no intention of trying to shoehorn Linux onto these boxes. We'll see how long I can stand it.

We are dedicated Thunderbird users. As mentioned in an earlier post, I've been using fetchmail to pull my mail from my 3 or 4 POP accounts, and drop them into my local IMAP server. This made migration to the laptop really easy for me. Connect to the server, and I'm rolling. My wife, on the other hand, has been using Thunderbird as a POP client, pulling the mail directly to her TB inbox.

Now, in theory, it should be pretty easy to move TB mail/etc. between computers of the same OS. I've even read about folks moving mail from Windows to Linux. I have not read about anyone moving mail from Linux to Windows. Anybody fooled around with this?


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