[PATCH] Re: Increase compatability with Gmail

Nicolas Sebrecht nicolas.s-dev at laposte.net
Fri Mar 25 17:39:02 GMT 2011

On Fri, Mar 25, 2011 at 10:19:30AM +0100, Sebastian Spaeth wrote:
> When uploading a new message to Gmail we need to find out the UID it
> assigned it, but Gmail does not advertize the UIDPLUS extension (in all
> cases) and it fails to find the email that we just uploaded when
> searching for it. This prevented us effectively from uploading to
> gmail.
> See analysis in
> http://lists.alioth.debian.org/pipermail/offlineimap-project/2011-March/001449.html
> for details on what is going wrong.
> This patch increases compatability with Gmail by checking for APPENDUID
> responses to an APPEND action even if the server did not claim to
> support it. This restores the capability to upload messages to the
> *broken* Gmail IMAP implementation.

Pretty good, I think. Merged in master.

Nicolas Sebrecht

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