[Imap-protocol] [noob] select & unseen?

Lyndon Nerenberg (VE6BBM/VE7TFX) lyndon at orthanc.ca
Sun Nov 6 14:12:34 PST 2011

> Does any actual IMAP clients care?

It's not optional, so as a server implementor you are
required to send something. What a client does with it
is the client's business.

Not sending it is a protocol violation, and a well behaved
client is perfectly free to drop the connection at that point
due to the protocol violation.

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