[MlMt] Tags not stored with IMAP?

Robert Brenstein mailmate at learning-insights.eu
Wed May 31 13:08:42 EDT 2017

Some users use iCloud, some don’t. Some use Dropbox, some don’t. 
Some use NextCloud, some don’t. The list goes on…The point is that 
using cloud space for syncing is not that trivial since different users 
will want their favorite cloud space supported as it was already 
discussed on this list. Personally, I think that we would be better of 
using server-based approach, either controlled centrally by Benny or 
using our own service providers (using IMAP technology as the base, for 

On 31 May 2017, at 17:56, Jody Klymak wrote:

> On 30 May 2017, at 22:32, Jody Klymak wrote:
>>> Perhaps one day MailMate will allow for Dropbox sync with certain 
>>> settings, like Tag Preferences.
>> Isn’t that what iCloud is supposed to do for mac apps?  I’m not a 
>> mac developer, and I’m not an expert on all the data that an app 
>> like MailMate has to store, but I thought one of the cool things 
>> about iCloud is that it gives developers ways to share application 
>> settings and document seamlessly between machines?
> as in 
> https://developer.apple.com/library/content/documentation/General/Conceptual/iCloudDesignGuide/Chapters/DesigningForKey-ValueDataIniCloud.html#//apple_ref/doc/uid/TP40012094-CH7-SW1
> … of course the developer still has to do something sensible (and 
> presumably hard) if someone was offline and made changes.
> Cheers,   Jody
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