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Retrieve new/unread message count from POP server

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I am making an email notifier but I need to retrieve the number of new or unread messages from the server. I am using idPop3 and I can get the total number of messages on the server, but how do I find which messages are new or unread (counting them is less of a problem if I know which ones they are).
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Lukasz Zielinskisoftware developer
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Commented:
afaik pop servers don't maintain read/unread flag on messages

ziolko.
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Yes that's what I am doing right now. I was wondering if there was a better solution.
Lukasz Zielinskisoftware developer
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sorry POP protocol does not support read/unread flag

ziolko.

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Ok. Will accept your answer then :)
Lukasz Zielinskisoftware developer
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sorry for bad new but that's the way it is, and thanks for points:)

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