Re: [Evolution] IMAP IDLE extension

On Wed, 2009-02-04 at 22:24 +0100, Jerome Warnier wrote:
Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
The IMAP IDLE extension allows conforming servers (e.g. Cyrus,
Gmail, ...) to notify clients of new mail, without the latter having to
poll them. It's a Good Thing (tm).

It seems that support for the IDLE extension was planned for Evo 2.24
but didn't make it. It's now on the roadmap for 2.26. Does anyone know
if it's really going to happen this time?

I was told years ago (on this same list) that IDLE was not a standard
(no RFC and al), and as such, was not planned to be ever implemented for

It's been an RFC since 1997:


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