[Wolves] How does push email work?

Alex Willmer alex at moreati.org.uk
Tue Mar 17 14:01:35 UTC 2009

2009/3/17 Jon Farmer <jonfarmer at enta.net>:
>> I can't find the right keywords to get past the marketing material.
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Push-IMAP

I've read that thanks, but I thought the point of push email was that
the phone doesn't need to poll the mail server or maintain a long
running TCP/IP connection. Hence it's battery lasts much longer. How
does Push-IMAP keep the connection open, without draining the battery?
What implements the heartbeat?
Alex Willmer <alex at moreati.org.uk>

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