Sync Failure due to UID error with gmail?

Marc MERLIN marc at
Fri Nov 30 06:41:21 GMT 2012

On Fri, Nov 30, 2012 at 02:38:31PM +0800, Oon-Ee Ng wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 30, 2012 at 2:27 PM, Marc MERLIN <marc at> wrote:
> > On Sat, Nov 24, 2012 at 04:22:25PM -0800, Marc MERLIN wrote:
> >> I've found gmail to be flaky, maybe with bigger folders (1K to 100K)
> >> For me it works if I retry enough times, but I sure get randomly
> >> disconnected multiple times a day.
> >
> > I'm curious.
> >
> > Does syncing with gmail not suck for some?
> > Is it actually reliable without disconnections, hangs for anyone?
> >
> > Marc
> *raises hand*
> And I've got some pretty big folders (number of emails wise, not size
> wise) as well, 3-4k?
> Of course, my new employer doesn't allow IMAP downloads, so this is
> sort of a moot point, but it does work reliably when I do get my
> laptop on other networks.

Wait, I'm confused, your employer?

I'm talking about doing 2 way imap sync on of multiple folders.
Are you on google for your domain using gmail with your employer but without
imap downloads?
You lost me here.

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