Do I need idled on or not?
lnxgeek at us.ibm.com
Fri Feb 10 08:22:01 EST 2006
Simon Matter 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?
> At least current Mozillas (Thunderbird, Seamonkey...) use IDLE by default.
> And it won't hurt even if clients don't use it. I don't know about M$
My 0.02 is that IDLE makes a large perceptual difference for me on
Thunderbird 1.5. The client responds faster to mailbox changes and from
a user UI perspective it's what I expect to happen when some other
process changes a folder.
Scott Russell <lnxgeek at us.ibm.com>
IBM Linux Technology Center
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