Slightly OT. Good IMAP search tool?

Dan White dwhite at
Sat Feb 20 20:13:50 UTC 2010

On 20/02/10 11:56 -0800, Mike Lyon wrote:
>Howdy Folks,
>What are people using these days to suck down an IMAP account, search it and
>then export the search results? Any suggestions.

I don't know your specific need, but it is usually far more efficient (to
what degree depends on the IMAP server) to perform your searches via the
IMAP SEARCH command and let the server feed you the appropriate emails
containing the keyword(s) you're searching for.

Dan White

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