Re: isync vs mailsync
On 4 Sep 2001, Brian May wrote:
> - supports bidirectional transfer of messages.
> - can delete deleted messages (not tested).
I can confirm this works.
> - can create and delete folders (not tested).
> - could potentially support other services too, such as NNTP (doesn't
> work, see bug report). However, I imagine the slow down (see cons)
> would be large, as NNTP groups can be very large.
Thanks to c-client also POP2, POP3, NNTP, and FTP and 'shared' (public)
NNTP failing seems to be a bug in mailsync itself.
> - upstream author seems to be really anti-maildir, although maildir
> patches have been included in Debian version.
As Tomas pointed out, it is the c-client author who is anti-maildir. I've
added a patch for maildirs but currently it is not working perfectly.
Miquel Van Smoorenburg said he was working on a better one.
> - needs to retrieve the message-id of *every* message, which really
> slows the process down, especially on slow Internet link and/or if
> folder has lots of messages.
> - synchronisation of message flags doesn't work the way I would
> expect (bug has been reported).
Did you use the verbose option to see which imap commands are being sent?
Depending on that it could either be a c-client or mutt problem.
Jaldhar H. Vyas <email@example.com>