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Does Chilkat Imap class support IMAP IDLE feature or how can I know about imap server changes in real-time?

asked Feb 18 '14 at 08:33

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This is not a feature in Chilkat IMAP at this time. I don't know if/when IDLE will be supported, or how it might be exposed in a useful way in an API. Even if IDLE was sent, your app would still need to periodically call something to see if data had arrived on the connection, and then it would somehow have to know what to do with the various types of untagged responses that might be present...

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answered Feb 18 '14 at 22:11

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Is it now supported? Your docs reference it http://www.chilkatsoft.com/refdoc/csImapRef.html

public string IdleCheck(int timeoutMs); Introduced in version 9.5.0.26

Polls the connection to see if any real-time updates are available. The timeoutMs indicates how long to wait for incoming updates. This method does not send a command to the IMAP server, it simply checks the connection for already-arrived messages that the IMAP server sent. This method would only be called after IDLE has already been started via the IdleStart method.

(May 05 '14 at 12:12) greenkiwi
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