[Imap-protocol] FETCH/STORE on out-of-range sequence number
tss at iki.fi
Fri Nov 16 11:21:30 PST 2007
On Fri, 2007-11-16 at 10:59 -0800, Mark Crispin wrote:
> I have NEVER seen any client confusion due to 4.1.4. For YEARS, that was
> the primary behavior in my server; and it remains the standard behavior
> for some older formats. A client MUST handle 4.1.4, because 4.1.4 is
> indistinguishable from a timing race where an external process turned off
> the \Deleted flag.
Even if clients can handle it, humans probably can't. I often have my
INBOX opened from two clients, and it would be really annoying if I had
to shut down the other one of them just to get messages expunged.
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