[Imap-uw] Outlook deadlock
perf at ddg.lth.se
Tue Sep 18 09:47:40 PDT 2007
On Mon, 17 Sep 2007, Mark Crispin wrote:
> Thunderbird also seems to have a habit of spawning multiple IMAP sessions
> unnecessarily. There seems to be a whole generation of young programmers who
> think that every protocol works like HTTP.
Just did some testing: Thunderbird (184.108.40.206) seems to open a new imap
connection for each folder. Under advanced server settings the is an
option to specify the max number of imap connections to cache. The
default i 5.
> Such clients are undoubtably the vast majority, but I prefer true IMAP
Ok, so most client do their job, even if they aren't using the imap
potential, and are putting unnecessary stress on the server.
Apart from alpine/pine, what other clients take full advantage of the
Any clients that should be avoided (not just for being dumb)?
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