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Re: Confusion around UID with imap, potential bug

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Mon, 30 Jul 2018 00:34:53 +0200 (CEST)

On Thu, 12 Jul 2018, Nicklas Avén wrote:

> I mean changing the behavior is easy:


> But it would cause a hard breaking change. If people are relying on the
> behavior of today they will get just the wrong email from what they expect.
> From what I read in the links above there is also no option for the url to
> actually use the message sequence number, which could be usable too.


> 1) Am I right that something is wrong here?

I think you might be, others have pointed out this in the past as well.

> 2) What to do about it?

Let's fix it. I propose we come up with a way to tell libcurl to use the old
way, or vice versa.


Received on 2018-07-30