[Imap-protocol] IMAP MOVE extension
arnt at gulbrandsen.priv.no
Mon Jun 14 09:07:52 PDT 2010
On 06/14/2010 05:43 PM, Mark Crispin wrote:
> For what it's worth, I've worked out how a store can be designed to do it.
> In such a store there is no particular benefit to MOVE over COPY; MOVE is
> comparable (slightly slower) to COPY in performance. Any store which has
> a slow COPY can not have a faster yet safe MOVE.
Yeah. I implemented only because someone didn't want to write the
three-command way WITH PROPER ERROR HANDLING. I have a terrible problem
telling people to write code they can't practically test.
> I daresay that AOL is just a small percentage of overall IMAP usage; and
> AOL users using Thunderbird are a smaller percentage. What happens if we
> jump off this cliff and discover that there really is no net at the
> bottom? What responsibility will AOL take?
I assume AOL will give us our money back, same as you'll do if there's a
problem in 4315 ;)
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