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Re: Behaviour of fetch annotation
On Sat, 8 Oct 2005, Arnt Gulbrandsen wrote:
This is, as I see it, the IMAP way.
The IMAP way would be to return a NIL for the messages where the requested
FETCH message data is irrelevant, not return a tagged BAD.
A tagged BAD response is for invalid protocol, not for "data not set".
The reason why fetching no such message returns BAD is that the client
knows in advance that the message is bad; it does not do so for no such
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