Re: dot in folder name in Courier or Dovecot [was: Looking for a decent IMAP server with hierarchical folders]
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On 05/27/08 12:38, Public Mailing Lists wrote:
> I'm looking for a decent imap server that supports hierarchical folders.
> My first try was Cyrus, but that one is too pedantic when accepting
> legacy emails. Other suggestions were Courier and Dovecot with maildir
> storage format.
> Now I have lots of folders with dots in their names. And both Courier
> and Dovecot treat the dot as hierarchy separator. Frequently, domain
> names (as in mail.google.com) are used as folder names in my system, and
> these get messed up.
> Is there a way in either Courier or Dovecot to allow dots '.' in folder
It's not Courier and Dovecot, that are the problem, but that
*Maildir* uses dots as hierarchy separator, Could you change the
dots to underscores?
BTW, you seem to be using a 2 year old version of Mozilla. Time to
> Cyrus has "Unix Hierarchy Convention", that appears to work well.
> With Dovecot, I tried to set 'separator' to '/' in the 'namespace'
> construct, but it did not help.
> How can I get this Unix Hierarchy Convention in Courier or Dovecot?
Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson LA USA
ESPN makes baseball players better.
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