[PATCH 0/8] Reintroduce IDLE; update imaplib2
Sebastian at SSpaeth.de
Thu Dec 30 14:41:29 GMT 2010
On Tue, 28 Dec 2010 06:46:17 -0500, Ethan Glasser-Camp <ethan at betacantrips.com> wrote:
> This is a rewrite of the branch I was working on to get IMAP IDLE
> readded. It uses a brand-spanking-new version of imaplib2 which Piers
> Lauder released to provide timeout functionality (thanks Piers!). I've
> been running this version here and it seems relatively robust, and
> when the connection breaks, timeouts occur consistently and in a
> timely fashion.
> I'm not done looking over IDLE support, but I would like feedback on
> this series since it is the foundation for getting IDLE into
> offlineimap. Would you prefer to have the imaplib2 update patches
> separated out, i.e. merge an "update imaplib2" branch? Should I munge
> the original patch series to combine the introduction/updates of
> imaplib2? Please advise.
I can't say what Nicolas will prefer, but I just wanted to say that I
look forward to having that functionality in offlineimap.
I was a bit sceptical at first about bundling a python library locally,
but I agree that this is likely to be the best strategy as long as we
keep the vanilla version of imaplib to make updating it easy.
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