future of OfflineIMAP [long]

Sebastian Spaeth Sebastian at SSpaeth.de
Sat Aug 4 18:34:38 BST 2012

Nicholas Cole <nicholas.cole at gmail.com> wrote:

>I would be very happy to contribute.  The thing that has *always* held
>me back is this: whatever other features offlineIMAP has, the one
>thing it must be able to promise is that no mail will get lost as a
>result of using it.  This is a hard problem, given the nature of IMAP
>and the odd corner cases that I expect can arise.
>If I knew that there were rigorous regression tests in place that
>would prevent any change from causing mail to be lost, then I would
>contribute very happily.

I agree that data loss is the worst case failure and should be prevented at all costs. You might want to have a look at the tests that I have started to write and extend these.

Sent from my tablet. Please excuse my brevity.

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