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

Petite Abeille petite_abeille at mac.com
Sun Nov 6 14:21:10 PST 2011

On Nov 6, 2011, at 11:12 PM, Lyndon Nerenberg (VE6BBM/VE7TFX) wrote:

>> 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.

Fair enough. So, for example, to keep with the letter of the spec if not its spirit, a square bracket followed by 2 trailing spaces would do, right?


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