[Dovecot] Enable outlook-idle workaround.

Andreas Aardal Hanssen dovecot at andreas.hanssen.name
Mon Oct 11 12:27:44 EEST 2004

On Tue, 5 Oct 2004, Timo Sirainen wrote:
>Oh, you wanted just details. When this is enabled:
>If after 29 minutes of IDLEing client hasn't sent anything, Dovecot
>behaves as if a new mail arrived and announces it to client. Usually
>clients react to this by stopping the IDLE and fetching information of
>the new mail. So, once clients stop IDLE, Dovecot says immediately that
>the new mail was just expunged and clients go back IDLEing. So this
>just "pings" the client into doing something to check if it's still

Why is this an option? Is there a reason why someone would want to
disable this workaround?


Andreas Aardal Hanssen

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