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Re: Current IMAP features?

From: Ben Greear <>
Date: Fri, 08 Feb 2013 10:01:19 -0800

On 02/08/2013 09:49 AM, Jiří Hruška wrote:
> Hi Ben,
> the IMAP support has been improved in the last release mostly in terms
> of authentication methods, but the rest is still severely limited.
> IIRC all it can do is fetch a message with UID 1.
> However I needed to use libcurl at work to do much more with IMAP -
> fetch individual parts of messages, upload new ones to the server,
> issue commands like LIST or STORE etc. - and I have made a larger
> patch for this functionality. The URL uses standard format as defined
> by RFC2192, APPEND is controlled by CURLOPT_UPLOAD, custom commands
> can be sent using CURLOPT_CUSTOMREQUEST.
> Because the 7.29.0 release was already almost out when I came with the
> patch, these changes were postponed. Now that there is time for new
> features again, this work can continue. I'm in touch with Steve Holme
> on this, and as a matter of fact, I'm going to prepare some rebased
> patches of my additions over this weekend.

Ok, thanks for the update. I'll test out those patches when they
make it upstream.


> Kind regards,
> Jiri
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Received on 2013-02-08