[Dovecot] Also - is there a reliable way for TB to know it is connecting to a dovecot server?

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Sat Feb 6 20:39:08 EET 2010

On Thu, 2010-02-04 at 07:32 -0500, Charles Marcus wrote:
> Yeah, I didn't word my request very good... I meant of course if
> there was a reliable way for TB to detect it is connecting to a DC
> server that had full text search capability enabled...

I think clients should only care about server capabilities, not what the
server software itself is.

> > That would require using Solr or Squat. And there's currently no
> > client-visible way to know if those are enabled.
> Could DC add that to its CAPABILITY response? Or would that be
> breaking the RFCs?

No, but I don't much see it helping anything. Perhaps after FUZZY
extension is implemented, it could be enabled only when Solr is enabled
and that could act as a hint to clients that SEARCH FUZZY is going to be

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