read/unread flag per message instead of per user?

Rob Siemborski rjs3 at
Mon Nov 17 17:51:35 EST 2003

On Mon, 17 Nov 2003, Christian Beilstein wrote:

> > Not easily, but you have a few options here.  If what matters is the *answered* state,
> > then you can just used the answered flag, which *is* shared.
> both flags do matter; the second user should see eg inbox exactely the same way the owner does. Is that attainable?
> > Otherwise, you can use a user flag, which are also shared.  Only the seen state isn't shared.
> What do you mean with "a user flag"? How do I use it?

IMAP has support for flags other than the normal system flags.  How you
set/view them is client dependent (and some clients may not even support


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