Webmail application that doesn't abuse the IMAP server?

Dave McMurtrie dgm+ at pitt.edu
Tue Jun 10 19:21:44 EDT 2003

Prayer does.  You'll have to google it, though.  I don't know much about


Dave McMurtrie, Systems Programmer
University of Pittsburgh
Computing Services and Systems Development,
Development Services -- UNIX and VMS Services
717P Cathedral of Learning

On Tue, 10 Jun 2003, Gary Mills wrote:

> Does anyone know of an e-mail web application that doesn't abuse the
> IMAP server by making short connections?  Most of them simply connect
> and disconnect with each HTTP transaction.  Is there one that behaves
> the same as an IMAP client, using one connection for the duration of
> the session.  An IMAP proxy is not adequate because most of them only
> cache TCP connections and perhaps authentication.  These are generally
> not the source of most of the transaction overhead.
> --
> -Gary Mills-    -Unix Support-    -U of M Academic Computing and Networking-

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