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Re: OfflineIMAP & UW IMAPd

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Subject: Re: OfflineIMAP & UW IMAPd
From: John Goerzen <jgoerzen@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 04 Aug 2009 10:15:15 -0500

S P Arif Sahari Wibowo wrote:
> On Mon, 3 Aug 2009, John Goerzen wrote:
>> That question rests entirely in the UW IMAPd camp; if they 
>> preserve UIDs now, then OfflineIMAP will work better with it 
>> now.
> Thanks, no need to adversarial, though. :-) I am not looking for 
> blame, just simply ask for recent experiences, if any.

Not being adversarial -- just stating the fact.  If the mail server
doesn't preserve UIDs, OfflineIMAP won't work well with it.

>> Yes, exactly.  That eliminates any guesswork as to which 
>> messages corresponds with which.
> Do offlineimap - upon determination that the UID is persistence 
> and there is an existing UID mapping - will solely use UID to 
> determine correlation of same e-mail in 2 repository? So there 
> won't be additional checking of the content of the e-mail to 
> assure those 2 actually the same e-mail?

That's correct.

-- John

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