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RE: diff between UIDL(POP) and UID(IMAP)

From: Sean 'Shaleh' Perry
Subject: RE: diff between UIDL(POP) and UID(IMAP)
Date: Mon, 15 Jan 2001 18:49:08 -0800 (PST)

On 15-Jan-2001 Alain Magloire wrote:
> Bonjour
>   Somebody understand the difference between uid for IMAP and POP.
> IMAP is talking about an ascending number an the server seems
> to save this in a "X-UID" starting from 1 and add for each new message.
> POP3 is saying a uniq id but no word about ascending etc ...

POP's just needs to be unique.  It is implementation specific, each pop server
can do it however they want.

We can use the IMAP code if we want, the key is that the code always does the
same thing.

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