[Imap-protocol] Where to start?

Mark Crispin mrc+imap at panda.com
Sun Jun 5 18:25:58 PDT 2011

On Mon, 6 Jun 2011, Robert Mueller wrote:

> So one client might delete + expunge a message, but another connection

> won't see that expunge until they do a command that allows it to be

> seen. This can significantly affect how you design your internal state

> management, namely that when you expunge a message, you probably just

> want to mark it as expunged on disk and actually cleanup later, rather

> than removing it immediately from your mailbox state.

Another excellent point. Doing this right greatly affect the user

-- Mark --

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