Re: RECENT/SEEN flags

From: Alec H. Peterson (no email)
Date: Wed Feb 27 2002 - 11:05:01 EST


--On Wednesday, February 27, 2002 10:55 -0500 Cyrus Daboo
<> wrote:

>
> The important thing to note is a recent change in our connection handling
> that keeps a connection active for a short while after the user closes a
> mailbox window, so that if they open another mailbox soon after, the
> connection can be reused, avoiding the overhead of connection setup and
> authentication. In this case we use the UNSELECT command on the previous
> mailbox to effectively 'close' it. That command ought to invalidate the
> cache, as should the CLOSE command, which may be used in other situations.

But when I open the mailbox the counts are always right.

Unless I'm mistaken, there is an entirely separate connection that always
does the STATUS commands periodically, yes? Since it's never selecting a
mailbox then the cache will never be cleared, right?

Alec

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Alec H. Peterson -- 
Chief Technology Officer
Catbird Networks, http://www.catbird.com







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