[Dovecot] POP3 UIDL

Tan Shao Yi tansy at pacific.net.sg
Wed Feb 7 00:43:56 UTC 2007

On Wed, 7 Feb 2007, Timo Sirainen wrote:

> Well, you're right that %m doesn't work with maildir. The biggest reason is 
> that as far as I know there is no other POP3 server that uses MD5 headers for 
> POP3 UIDLs and it's just extra work for Dovecot. But if it just didn't return 
> anything, that's a bug. I'll get that fixed..

Hi Timo,

On another note, would it be a good idea to allow the use of message-ids 
as output to UIDL? Some pop3 servers (e.g., Openwave Email-MX) do so and 
it will facilitate migrations from this platform.

It keeps those who leave mail on server sane. :P


Tan Shao Yi

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