[Imap-protocol] SEARCH messagesets
mrc at CAC.Washington.EDU
Fri Jul 1 16:25:58 PDT 2005
On Sat, 2 Jul 2005, Timo Sirainen wrote:
> If mailbox has 10 messages and client does SEARCH 1:11, is it valid to
> give a BAD reply as most servers do if the same is done with FETCH, or
> should it just be treated as 1:10? Thoughts?
In my opinion, either is valid.
It is an error to reference a non-existent sequence number, but SEARCH
criteria are arguably not referencing the sequence number but merely
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