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Re: mailutils/IMAP (2)

From: Jeff Bailey
Subject: Re: mailutils/IMAP (2)
Date: Wed, 10 Jan 2001 23:09:28 -0800

On Thu, Jan 11, 2001 at 12:42:26AM -0500, Alain Magloire wrote:

> > The other POP3 serves are broken. ;) I don't think there is any
> > compelling reason to not send any headers to the client, unless there
> > is some client that depends on a Status: header not being sent, in
> > which case its maintainers should be drawn, quartered, tarred,
> > feathered, and then really hurt.
> 8-)
> I think one of the reasons is they want the clients to see all messages
> downloaded as new messages.  Since the "Status:" or the "X-Status:" by
> the c-client is use for the flag attributes (deleted, seen, etc ...).

I've used this to send an email with a date in the past and flagged as 
read to make it seem as if they had gotten my request.  I love Microsoft 
Exchange. =)

I write portable software for a living, and my code has to compile
with gcc as well as with a variety of other compilers. [...]  If
the price of that is to have Linus Torvalds insult me once in a while,
so be it.
 - Joe Buck http://gcc.gnu.org/ml/gcc/2001-01/msg00075.html

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