On Fri, 2016-09-16 at 08:59 -0600, Greg Woods wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 16, 2016 at 1:13 AM, jeandet <alexis.jean...@member.fsf.org>
> wrote:
> > 
> > Failed to login to the server: Daily Limit Exceeded. The quota will be
> > reset at midnight Pacific Time (PT). You may monitor your quota usage and
> > adjust limits in the API Console: https://console.developers.
> > google.com/apis/api/caldav/quotas?project=923794261470
> > 
> Google is actively trying to discourage IMAP use. I have heard reports that
> they deliberately have it fail randomly to aid in this.

What evidence do you have for this?

> We have also seen the daily limit problem. In one case, we could find no
> reason why this was happening to one of our users, and it kept up for a
> couple of days before it stopped happening without us or the user having
> done a thing. In another case, the user did have an Android phone enabled
> to access the Google account via IMAP, and when she turned that off, the
> limit issue went away. (On phones, there is really no reason to use an IMAP
> client, since there are Gmail-specific apps that generally work quite well).

The problem being reported (and which I have also seen) is not with
IMAP but with CalDav. Google rate-limits queries to their CalDav
service and for some reason Evolution is exceeding the limit. See https

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