The server compresses the messages. So can the client, optionally. Also,
there are some differences in how the headers are stored in server vs.
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Quote:> This is a minor nit but sometimes the size of a mail message - as seen
> in my MS-Exchange client - doesn't tally when the mail is extracted to
> a text file. An extreme example would be a mail seen in Exchange
> recently as being 2.9 Mb in size but when extracted to a text file, it is
> Mb. Is there any good reason for this?