[Dovecot] Thunderbird problem

Stan Hoeppner stan at hardwarefreak.com
Thu Jul 1 00:48:50 EEST 2010

Brent Bloxam put forth on 6/29/2010 3:36 PM:

> Thunderbird is a modern threaded application, users are able to perform
> many parallel actions. The IMAP protocol returns data for one action at
> a time, so in order to follow through with the user requests, it
> delegates commands to multiple connections. This may not be apparent
> when dealing with mail folders with few messages that have actions
> completing in a few seconds, but when dealing with large amounts of data
> the need for multiple connections becomes apparent (unless you're a
> patient person ;)

So you're saying that having multiple connections gives TBird more bandwidth
to the server?


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