[Users] Mail fetch question.

Colin Leroy colin at colino.net
Sun Apr 7 20:47:26 CEST 2013

On 07 April 2013 at 12h00, Mark Filipak wrote:


> > Neither. In between they are stored in a temp folder.  
> That's inefficient. What happens if the app or computer crashes in
> the mean time?

They usually get downloaded again and there can be duplicates. 

> May I suggest you _not_ use a temp folder, that you store the
> incoming in the Inbox. But as they are received, scoreboard the files
> in a temp file. At the end, simply process the scoreboard. If things
> crash, on relaunch, look to see whether the scoreboard still exists.
> If it does, finish the filtering. Of course, you should always check
> for the existence of the scoreboard on every launch.

Patches welcome!

Please forgive any typo, I'm typing one-handed for a few days
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