Currently Being ModeratedJan 26, 2013 9:05 AM (in response to steler)
Same problem here, I encourage everyone who read this post and happen to have the same issue reply to it in order to make enough noise, so this gets fixed
Currently Being ModeratedMar 23, 2013 3:31 PM (in response to CarlosRuizCastillo)
I agree that this problem needs to be fixed. Apple -- please pay attention to this one! We need a setting to limit the # of connections in IMAP, like other mail programs have.
I collected about half a dozen past threads in this forum about this problem going back from 2013 to 2006 (!!) at the following thread, and that was just scratching the surface -- there are tons of past threads about this on this forum, not to mention on every other forum on the Internet that discusses Apple Mail:
Currently Being ModeratedMar 30, 2013 5:05 AM (in response to Joey_F)
Asking Apple to pay attention to a problem with Google mail is not likely to go anywhere unfortunately. I wouldn't be surprised if they intentionally put things in the Mail code to make gmail connections worse.
Why can't we all just get along