'Safe Harbor' version of offlineimap

Dave Abrahams dave at boostpro.com
Thu Jul 5 16:08:58 BST 2012

on Thu Jul 05 2012, Sriram Karra <karra.etc-AT-gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Jul 2, 2012 at 4:26 AM, Dave Abrahams <dave at boostpro.com> wrote:
>     >
>     > I wonder if we can ascertain the 'last best version' which appears to
>     > work for most loyal users, where most of us can park ourselves while
>     > Sebastien and others can figure out the quality issues.
>     +1000. I am just about to get rid of offlineimap and my colleague John
>     Wiegley has recently done the same because it has been messing up our
>     emails. This is terrible.
> Looking back at the responses to this thread, I feel we can say it is
> best to stick to 6.5.1[.x] if you can live with the issues that have
> been fixed since then. There have been hangs reported (I face them
> too) but nothing that a kill -9 cannot fix :-)

Well, OK, that's a starting point.  

But take a look at
https://github.com/spaetz/offlineimap/compare/v6.5.1.2...v6.5.2 (the
differences between v6.5.1.2 and v6.5.2).  Isn't it a bit hard to
imagine those changes broke anything that matters?

Dave Abrahams
BoostPro Computing

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