[Imap-protocol] [ann] lua imap server
petite_abeille at mac.com
Wed Mar 21 13:46:00 PDT 2012
On Mar 21, 2012, at 2:06 AM, Barry Leiba wrote:
> Wrong in that clients are never required to send NOOP commands, and
> they expect to get updates at other times. The protocol actually
> requires you to send these sorts of updates when ANY command is
> received, modulo the specific situation with EXPUNGE.
Fair enough. That said, in the selected state, that modulo is most of the useful commands.
> Suppose I'm doing this for something like an hour and a half, and
> imagine my surprise when I stop to take a break for a few minutes, and
> suddenly get notified of 90 minutes' worth of new mail.
Better late than never I guess. In any case, as mentioned previously, this specific IMAP implementation is fronting a mail archive, where utter most timeliness of updates is not an issue.
So NOOP is good enough for updates.
Thanks for the feedbacks though.
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