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Re: how does mutt send?



On Fri, Nov 26, 2004 at 02:44:07PM +0000, Stephen Patterson wrote:
> On Thu, 25 Nov 2004 20:50:10 +0100, Richard Lyons wrote:
> > This may be wrong, but it seems to work.  If I add INBOX to folder, then
> > when I try to navigate back to the inbox from elsewhere, and [tab] on
> > the IMAP item in the list it offers me imap:.....place.net/INBOX/INBOX
> > which is to say it appends {'/' . $mailboxes} to $folder.  That means that
> > even if I make $mailboxes null, I still get the extra '/' and cannot
> > open the inbox.  The way I did it, I can both navigate back to INBOX and
> > save copies of sent mail to Sent.  It is not congruent with any
> > instructions I have seen anywhere else, but it works for me.
> 
> I find that mutt works better with imap if INBOX doesn't contain
> messages, but is instead a folder containing only message
> folders. This way I can use the C key to browse the full folder
> structure (not just the ones named by the 'mailboxes' option).

That was exactly the position I was in originally - unable to see the
contents of INBOX, but only able to see the folders inside it.  Now I
can see both.  For me, this is more convenient at the moment -- until I
learn how to set up procmail...

-- 
richard



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