[Dovecot] Maildir folder separator

cl at isbd.net cl at isbd.net
Wed Aug 23 10:42:19 EEST 2006

On Tue, Aug 22, 2006 at 06:13:57PM -0700, Vince Valenti wrote:
> On Tue, August 22, 2006 4:58 pm, Kenneth Porter wrote:
> > Does this character ever show up in UI's? Do end users even need to know
> > about it? If not, can it be outside the printable set? If so, a vertical
> > tab might be a good default.
> I don't believe the user ever sees the folder separator.  However, it
> would be nice to have a 'typable' character so when you're dealing with
> the filesystem hierarchy from a shell, it would be easier to view and
> navigate.
The user sees the separator if they're using a local MUA on the same
mail hierarchy as Dovecot.

Also most IMAP MUAs surely tend to show the same separator that the
IMAP server uses don't they?

Chris Green (chris at halon.org.uk)

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