[Dovecot] UTF-8 mailbox names in filesystem
ghen at telenet.be
Tue Nov 10 11:36:29 EET 2009
On Mon, Nov 09, 2009 at 09:11:23PM -0500, Timo Sirainen wrote:
> Currently mailbox names are stored in IMAP's modified-UTF-7 format in
> filesystem. I was wondering about changing this in v2.0. The default
> would still be to use mUTF-7 in filesystem, but just adding :UTF8 or
> something to mail_location could enable UTF-8.
> Any thoughts? Could this be dangerous somehow? UTF-8 enables a lot of
> weird characters, perhaps no one really wants to see them on filesystem
> since there's no way to type the characters? But for small systems this
> probably isn't a problem.
What's the advantage?
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