[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [Nmh-workers] IMAP, again

From: Lyndon Nerenberg
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] IMAP, again
Date: Thu, 24 Oct 2013 18:56:02 -0700

On Oct 24, 2013, at 6:17 PM, Ken Hornstein <address@hidden> wrote:

>> But that describes a simple 1:1 mapping case.  Nothing there says the
>> proof extends to the 1:n mapping case (i.e. multiple clients).
> Fair enough ... I'm just trying to imagine exactly a) what "conflicting"
> clients would be doing, exactly, to conflict, and b) what SHOULD happen
> when a conflict occurs.  As I understand it, the messages are immutable,
> so there's no issue in terms of two clients changing a message.

It's mostly about refile and delete, in the IMAP-MH case.  Client A deletes 
message 1.  Client B moves it to folder foo.  Who wins?  Especially when B 
syncs after A, thus message 1 is no longer in place on the server.  (These are 
*very* simple examples of what you have to deal with ...)


reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]