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From "Noel J. Bergman" <n...@devtech.com>
Subject RE: [PATCH] mbox mail repository V2
Date Sun, 17 Aug 2003 16:09:19 GMT

> 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."

	--- Noel

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