In Chapter 4 and Chapter 14, you saw how you can query a Mailbox by using the FindItem call. In this chapter, you have seen how you can create a SearchFolder to define a virtual folder and then get its contents by using the FindItem call. Well, if both of these end up with a FindItem call, where would you ever use search folders?
Table 15-3 compares the functionality provided by search folders and the FindItem operation.
Table 15-3. Comparing SearchFolders and FindItem
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So, why should you use search folders? They are useful for creating views that client applications often ...