Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 18th Dec 2012 00:03 UTC
Microsoft Microsoft has just responded to Google's move regarding Exchange ActiveSync. Sadly, instead of addressing the very real problems consumers are about to face, Microsoft starts talking about switching to Outlook.com.
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Nelson
Member since:
2005-11-29

Its a of "do as I say, not as I do"

"Hey we think everyone should use open protocols**"


** Except us on Android, because we recognize the inherent limitations of IMAP, so we engineer around it using proprietary protocols.

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tylerdurden Member since:
2009-03-17

What proprietary protocol is google using in this case?

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Nelson Member since:
2005-11-29

Google Sync.

Android does not implement IMAP Idle.

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