Do I need idled on or not?

Michael Loftis mloftis at
Fri Feb 10 01:06:48 EST 2006

--On February 10, 2006 1:00:25 PM +0800 Murray Trainer 
<mtrainer at> wrote:

> Hi All,
> I noticed the line in cyrus.conf below which was commented previously
> and now included in SuSE 10.0:
># this is only necessary if using idled for IMAP IDLE
> idled         cmd="idled"
> The IMAP IDLE feature sounds like a good idea - do any mail clients
> support it yet.  If so I will probably leave it on.  Does this mean I
> can tell my e-mail clients using IMAP not to check for new mail?

No and no.  I don't know of any clients that implement it offhand.  And as 
far as UI goes it still has to be connected in order to IDLE on a folder. 
each folder you IDLE on though requires a new connection.

> Thanks
> Murray
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