Re: [Evolution-hackers] When do I update the Camel.FolderSummary?

On Tue, 2005-11-15 at 16:36 +0530, Parthasarathi Susarla wrote:
> On Tue, 2005-11-15 at 11:45 +0100, Jules Colding wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > Reading the comments in the code, it seems that I should only update the
> > folder summary when explicitly told so by Evolution invoking the
> > camel_folder_refresh_info() method or, obviously, when I know something
> > changed server-side.
> > 
> refresh_info can be called in 3 ways:
> * either by clicking on Send/Receive button
> * auto sync (timed sync) based on your settings.
> * or when you select a folder, the selected folder is refreshed.
> You could explicitly call call camel_folder_refresh_info() when you want
> to, ofcourse, that is entirely provider implementation specific. But
> mostly, its usually done in one of the 3 ways mentioned above

OK, thanks.

Another thing, it is possible to establish a notification mechanism from
the remote Exchange server, thereby making it possible to make
refresh_info() a do-nothing method. 

Would that be considered bad practice from an Evolution hackers point of


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