[POLL] pop3d/nntpd and IMAP flags

Joseph Brennan brennan at columbia.edu
Tue Oct 25 13:50:58 EDT 2005

> Does UW simply mark the messages as \Seen after a RETR?  I don't see any
> other way to determine if the user has actually read the message.

imap first.  message 131 is not \Seen.

c fetch 131 flags
* 131 FETCH (FLAGS (Junk))
c OK FETCH completed
z logout
* BYE okari.cc.columbia.edu IMAP4rev1 server terminating connection
z OK LOGOUT completed


retr 131
+OK 7645 octets
+OK Sayonara

imap again-- now it is \Seen

c fetch 131 flags
* 131 FETCH (FLAGS (\Seen Junk))
c OK FETCH completed

Joseph Brennan
Columbia University Information Technology

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