[Dovecot] Fwd: [MORG] IMAP5 List
tss at iki.fi
Tue Aug 12 17:55:22 EEST 2008
On Aug 12, 2008, at 6:04 AM, Kenneth Porter wrote:
> One thing I'd like to see is the ability of the server to notify the
> client of updates on any folder, not just subscribed or open ones.
> From what I understand, the client must poll all unsubscribed
> folders, which can be expensive. If one has a lot of folders (mine
> count well over 100, due to the large number of mailing lists to
> which I subscribe, and that I filter to them on the server side),
> the time to find new mail can be large and costly on the server.
Lemonade group is working on NOTIFY extension for that. But that's
only the protocol part, server would still have to be able to optimize
it somehow internally. For Dovecot that would mean I should finish/fix
mailbox list indexes.
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