[Dovecot] IMAP - many folders?

Lars Hansson lars at unet.net.ph
Tue Nov 23 14:44:33 EET 2004

Gregory Bond wrote:
> Piotr Krukowiecki wrote:
>> So my question is "how hard would it be to change sources to make '/' to
>> be default delimiter"?
> Very.
> Maildir specifically uses .folder.folder names so that the IMAP server 
> can find _all_ the folders by reading a single top-level directory.

This is not how standard Maildir works. The .folder.folder notation
is an extension introduced by Courier-IMAP.

Lars Hansson

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