[Imap-protocol] SELECT/EXAMINE clarification of UNSEEN

David Harris David.Harris at pmail.gen.nz
Mon Nov 14 14:42:47 PST 2011


On 14 Nov 2011 at 23:36, Bron Gondwana wrote:


> > > > SEARCH command if it wants to find it. If there are

> > > > no unseen messages in the mailbox, it is not possible

> > > > to produce a sensible UNSEEN value, so servers MUST

> > > > omit this item.

> >

> > Could I suggest that this might be rendered more simply:

> >

> > "If there are no unseen messages in the mailbox, the UNSEEN

> > response MUST be omitted, otherwise it MUST be sent."

>

> That's really good. You could probably even remove some negatives. Hmm.

>

> If there are any unseen messages in the mailbox, an UNSEEN response must

> be sent, if not it MUST be omitted.

>

> What do you think?



>From where I'm sitting, that appears to nail it.


Cheers!

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