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Re: Where should IMAP look for mail folders?

Daniel Martin <Daniel.Martin@jhu.edu> writes:
> #33780 arises from the fact that pine understands this "slurp the
> incoming mail into a file called mbox" behavior, and if a file called
> $HOME/mbox exists, will dutifully copy any mail it finds in the system 
> inbox into this file and manipulate it just the same way imapd does.
> So far, so good - except that pine expects to find this file as
> $HOME/mbox, despite the fact that pine wants to store its mail folders 
> under the subdirectory $HOME/mail/.  Don't you just love the U of W?

I actually think this is for historical compatability---doesn't
berkeley mail does the same thing?


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