Method and apparatus for synchronizing an Email client on a portable computer system with an Email client on a desktop computer

  • US 6,401,112 B1
  • Filed: 01/29/1997
  • Issued: 06/04/2002
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/29/1997
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A computer implemented method of synchronizing email between multiple computers, the method comprising:

  • reading a first set of messages from a portable computer into a first personal computer;

    identifying an outgoing message in the first set of messages to be delivered from the first personal computer to a mail server;

    identifying on the first personal computer a second set of messages previously retrieved from a server, the second set of messages having, at least once prior to a previous event, a first message that matched a corresponding message in the first set of messages;

    comparing the first set of messages with the second set of messages to identify if at least the corresponding message in the first set of messages that matched the first message in the second set of messages was deleted or modified after the previous event; and

    automatically signaling the outgoing message to the mail server.

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