[Dovecot] Maildir folder separator

Charles Marcus CMarcus at Media-Brokers.com
Tue Aug 22 16:50:16 EEST 2006

> Often (I guess) people are transferring to dovecot from uw-imapd which
> allows "." in mbox names.  Lots of staff here teach courses called
> something like 53.101, 47.897 etc, so periods are very common in
> mbox names.
> To facilitate painless (for users anyway) transition to dovecot,
> I set the maildir folder separator to ';' and it works just fine.

To me it makes the most sense to use a character that is least likely to 
be used - a semi-colon sounds good to me.

It would be nice if this were a config. file option - how hard is this 
to change for a 'non-programmer'?


Best regards,


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