Any interest to implement RFC4978 (IMAP COMPRESS)?
iane at sussex.ac.uk
Fri Feb 19 05:53:27 EST 2010
--On 19 February 2010 11:14:53 +0100 Torsten Schlabach <tschlabach at gmx.net>
>> Is there any interest to implement this extension
>> in the cyrus imap server?
> Yes, possibly.
> There are parts of the world where bandwidth is still an issue.
All of the world, actually: with increasing use of mobile devices, and
patchy 3g coverage. I still read mail over GSM with data rates from 9.6kb/s.
> Afghanistan, for example. If you care for details, talk to my colleague
> Mike Dawson (on cc:).
> Pascal Gienger schrieb:
>> RFC 4978  defines an IMAP COMPRESS command to compress IMAP data
>> Is there any interest to implement this extension in the cyrus imap
>> For low bandwith connections this could be useful but I don't know if
>> that's a typical case nowadays. Together with the IMAP IDLE command it
>> should be fine for mobile devices...
>>  http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc4978
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