updated 09:20 am EDT, Mon July 28, 2008
MobileMe mail restoration
Progress continues to be made on restoring full e-mail service to the 1 percent of MobileMe subscribers who are still having trouble, says Apple. The company notes that following the activation of webmail for the affected group, it has restored "full" e-mail history, with the notable exception of about 10 percent of messages, delivered between July 18th and the 22nd; some of these may have been permanently lost.
The safeguarded mail from this timeframe has been migrated to a new server, says Apple. The one problem in this regard is time stamping, as these messages are all marked as from July 23rd, making it difficult to discern their real dates. To verify genuine send times, it is necessary to toggle on long headers through MobileMe Mail's Preferences, and then examine log information.
Another Apple progress update is expected later this week.