[haiku-development] Re: [GSoC proposal] IMAP FS - A few queries

  • From: Anshul Singhle <xashck@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 15 Apr 2011 03:01:54 +0530

>Yes, that's true, but let me say again, to support this offset
>notion, the FS must enforce it.  I would like to think that, for
>example, the sum of the part sizes plus header would add up to
>the total RFC822.SIZE of the message, but some server implementation
>is bound to falsify that assumption, and you have to make up for it.
>You will need the embedded MIME headers and separators, and it's up
>to you to make sure that the offsets you compute before you've seen
>the data leave room for that.

An idea : Always fetch multipart messages part-by-part and keep storing the
offset after each part is fetched.

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