Re: [blug-prog] POP3: to find new message and read message satus
- Durai wrote:
> I am writting Simple POP3 client on Linux. My programPOP3 (RFC 1939) doesn't define any permanent flags (including the
>retrives all messages & delete it.
>How to know that particular message is READ or UNREAD message?
(un)read status). Unless your POP3 implementation offers any additional
functionality for this purpose, the application (client) may keep track
of the message IDs it has already downloaded/read, and of course this
method won't work if using multiple POP3 clients for the same mailbox.
Otherwise, your client can simply keep track of the newest message ID it
The LAST command may have been useful in such circumstances, but it was
removed in RFC 1725, and still not in 1939.
- --- Durai <tech_durai@...> wrote:
> Hello All,POP3 RFC
> I am writting Simple POP3 client
> on Linux. My program
> retrives all messages & delete it.
> How to know that particular message is READ or
> UNREAD message?
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