[Users] [Bug 1492] New mail from Gmail IMAP are not mark as 'new' by Claws Mail

Jerry claws-mail.user at seibercom.net
Tue Nov 29 00:19:57 CET 2011

On Mon, 28 Nov 2011 21:51:21 +0100 (CET)
noreply at thewildbeast.co.uk articulated:


> Well. Saying that this problem is gmail problem
> is a bit simplifying. Thunderbird handle this
> ("new" markers on IMAP / gmail) correctly, so
> it definitely seems doable and may be it is not
> a gmail problem but Claws problem.
> And even if not, would it be a good idea to loose
> users because of half-way support for most used
> e-mail provider in the world?

The most used e-mail providers in order of number of users:

1) yahoo
2) hotmail
3) gmail
4) aol

Once upon a time AOL ruled but that was years ago.

For the record, gmail plays fast and loose with its SMTP and POP3/IMAP
implementations. It is not totally RFC compliant.

Jerry ✌
Claws-Mail.user at seibercom.net

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