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Michael Loftis mloftis at
Tue May 23 15:48:25 EDT 2006

--On May 23, 2006 10:34:20 PM +1000 Robert Mueller <robm at> wrote:

>> Statuscache also piqued my interest....Does it give any win for POP3
>> clients?  We've a *HUGE* number of Outlook users that have the terribly
>> wrong idea that they just MUST poll every minute.  That along with the
>> seen state stuff would be a good thing for us.
> No, it's only for IMAP clients and speeds up the STATUS IMAP command, it
> does nothing for POP3.
> I'm surprised you're having issues with lots of POP polling, generally
> POP is a lot less resource intensive than IMAP I always believed...

Well being as the POP3d runs the mailbox list every time a client connects. 
:)  It certainly would also help because a lot of our accesses are via 
webmail as well.

> Rob

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