[Dovecot] Push IMAP

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Mon Feb 5 12:16:04 UTC 2007

On Tue, 2007-01-30 at 08:39 -0800, Kenneth Porter wrote:
> On Tuesday, January 09, 2007 10:54 AM -0800 Peter Hessler 
> <phessler at theapt.org> wrote:
> > its called IDLE, and it already works in dovecot.  used it on a treo
> > last year.
> >
> > hopefully apple is using IDLE, and not their own hack.
> IIRC, IDLE doesn't monitor unsubscribed folders. I have about 100 folders 
> that could potentially receive new mail (via procmail filtering) and it 
> would be unwieldy to subscribe them all.

Subscriptions and IDLE have nothing to do with each others. IDLE can
monitor only the selected mailbox (ie. one mailbox per connection).

I haven't read anything about Push IMAP yet, so can't say how it works
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