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To: Scott Lambert <lambert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: offlineimap@xxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: Connection problems
From: John Goerzen <jgoerzen@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 21 Apr 2004 11:36:53 -0500

On Mon, Apr 19, 2004 at 04:06:16PM -0400, Scott Lambert wrote:
> Personally, I would prefer that offlineimap handle network exceptions
> and sleep for the next autorefresh period rather than letting python
> blow up and print a traceback.  The only time it should blow up is if it
> finds a data inconsistency and doesn't want to do damage.  Even then it
> would be nice if it could describe the error it found and exit rather
> than just using the python traceback.

That feature has been on the todo list for awhile.  Unfortunately, it's
not very easy to accomplish with the present architecture, and I haven't
had the time or inclination to do it :-)  (However, patches will be
accepted <g>)

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