[Dovecot] Clients and dovecot-uidlist
hummel at pasteur.fr
Fri Jul 31 19:56:09 EEST 2009
On Fri, Jul 31, 2009 at 12:49:04PM -0400, Timo Sirainen wrote:
> Most clients cache mails based on UIDVALIDITY and UID, so if UIDVALIDITY
> changes, it re-downloads all mails. If just UIDs change, then it's
> handled exactly the same way as if all messages just got expunged and
> added back, so again it'll re-download them.
You mean, one single UID differ between the client's cache and what the server
sends and the whole mailbox is fetched again ?
So UIDVALIDITY is just basically the "instance number" of a mailbox, right ?
Thomas Hummel | Institut Pasteur
<hummel at pasteur.fr> | Pôle informatique - systèmes et réseau
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