The IDLE extension allows an IMAP client to tell the server
now idle, just tell me if there's anything new for me. It is fairly
widely supported, but not always correctly. Notably,
Outlook only implements a part of the
We think IDLE will slowly be superseded by the newer NOTIFY extension, which is simpler to implement in many clients and much more flexible.
IDLE is required by LEMONADE.
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Last modified: 2010-11-19