What's the purpose of Thunderbird's cache?

I'm doing a complete online backup (switching away from Carbonite, which 
interfered too much with TBird), and am seeing tons of files go by from 
a cache folder in Thunderbird. What purpose does that have in an email 
client?
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Restorm
6/26/2013 10:17:04 PM
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Restorm on 6/26/2013 5:17 PM, keyboarded a reply:
> I'm doing a complete online backup (switching away from Carbonite, which
> interfered too much with TBird), and am seeing tons of files go by from
> a cache folder in Thunderbird. What purpose does that have in an email
> client?


The cache capability of Gecko code was added to the TB make files back 
around TB3.1 IIRC.  What TB will cache are images and some media files 
from HTML mail and RSS feeds. I have been running with the cache active 
and not had any issues.  Even found the cache useful once  or twice 
troubleshooting plugins.
-- 
Ron K.
Who is General Failure, and why is he searching my HDD?
Kernel Restore reported Major Error used BSOD to msg the enemy!
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Ron
6/26/2013 11:24:19 PM
Restorm wrote:
> I'm doing a complete online backup (switching away from Carbonite,
> which interfered too much with TBird), and am seeing tons of files go
> by from a cache folder in Thunderbird. What purpose does that have in
> an email client?

(For one example)

Tb doesn't store any news messages in its default configuration.

It uses a cache to provide access to the news message content.

-- 
Mike Easter
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Mike
6/27/2013 1:13:10 AM
On 6/26/2013 7:24 PM, Ron K. wrote:
> Restorm on 6/26/2013 5:17 PM, keyboarded a reply:
>> I'm doing a complete online backup (switching away from Carbonite, which
>> interfered too much with TBird), and am seeing tons of files go by from
>> a cache folder in Thunderbird. What purpose does that have in an email
>> client?
>
>
> The cache capability of Gecko code was added to the TB make files back
> around TB3.1 IIRC.  What TB will cache are images and some media files
> from HTML mail and RSS feeds. I have been running with the cache active
> and not had any issues.  Even found the cache useful once  or twice
> troubleshooting plugins.
Thanks Ron and Mike. I wasn't having problem with the cache: I was just 
curious as to its purpose.
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Restorm
6/27/2013 10:04:30 AM
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