[Imap-protocol] [noob] multiple fetch responses for the same message?

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Sun Nov 13 12:17:27 PST 2011


On 13.11.2011, at 22.00, Petite Abeille wrote:


> Given a fetch command for one message, with two attributes:

>

> ABC FETCH 1 (FLAGS RFC822.SIZE)

>

> There is usually one response per message, including both attributes:

>

> * 1 FETCH (FLAGS (\Seen) RFC822.SIZE 44827)

>

> Would it be compliant to return instead two responses, one for each attribute?

>

> * 1 FETCH (FLAGS (\Seen))

> * 1 FETCH (RFC822.SIZE 44827)



Possibly would be compliant, but you'd most likely also break tons of clients by doing that, so it's a rather pointless thing to do.




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