[Imap-protocol] idle and multi-mailbox access

Dave Cridland dave at cridland.net
Mon Dec 3 14:23:34 PST 2007


On Sun Dec 2 11:49:08 2007, DINH Viêt Hoà wrote:

> is the following draft supposed to solve that problem ?

> http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-ietf-lemonade-imap-notify-01


Short answer: Yes.

Long answer: Kind of - "unread" is not an IMAP "thing", as such, and
NOTIFY will tell you about "unseen", not "unread". Philip van Hoof,
amongst others, has been talking about the distinction recently, and
it's quite possible this is something that ought to be addressed.

Dave.
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