[RCD] Possible performance improvement (UNSEEN)?
trisk at forkgnu.org
Mon Jun 14 14:27:47 CEST 2010
On Mon, 14 Jun 2010 13:56:25 +0200, "A.L.E.C" <alec at alec.pl> wrote:
> In IMAP's RFC (6.3.1 SELECT Command) is described a one element of
> SELECT command response:
> OK [UNSEEN <n>]
> The message sequence number of the first unseen
> message in the mailbox. If this is missing, the
> client can not make any assumptions about the first
> unseen message in the mailbox, and needs to issue a
> SEARCH command if it wants to find it.
> So, I'm just thinking loud. Can we assume that there are no unseen
> messages in the mailbox when server doesn't include UNSEEN in the
> response? This is true for dovecot, how about others? We could skip one
> SEARCH call.
Directly contradicting the RFC? ;)
What about STATUS ... (UNSEEN)?
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