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From Serge Knystautas <ser...@lokitech.com>
Subject Re: [PATCH] mbox mail repository V2
Date Sun, 17 Aug 2003 18:46:17 GMT
Noel J. Bergman wrote:
>>As I understand how some POP3 implementations work, when you delete a
>>file, it doesn't actually delete the message until the POP3 session
>>ends.  The POP3 mailbox is locked for the scope of a POP3 session,
>>otherwise the message number would change.
> 
> Right.  All RFC-compliant POP3 servers work that way.  But the current
> repository interface does not have a suitable API to perform a batch delete,
> e.g., delete(Collection keys), hence the queuing "hack."

Ok, I was too generous with my suggestion.

Yes, I think it should work this way, and given as you both say, it's 
"RFC-mandated", I think we should change the API to reflect this.

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