[Dovecot] Saving Sent Messages to Sent Folder

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Fri Mar 5 12:10:28 EET 2010

On Fri, 2010-03-05 at 09:59 +0000, Ed W wrote:
> > MUA would have to support both of those URLAUTH and BURL extensions, so
> > that it can register a temporary URL on the IMAP server, then connect to
> > SMTP server and give that URL to BURL command (instead of sending the
> > mail with DATA command).
> >
> > So from MUA's point of view it's basically the same as before: save to
> > IMAP and after that send via SMTP.
> >
> >    
> This seems like such a convolution...
> Given that the RFC already proposes some changes to the IMAP side then 
> it would seem sensible to get the IMAP server to do the proxy connection 
> to the MTA and deliver. Perhaps a simple case of adding a flag when 
> saving into a folder would mark the message as being required to be sent 
> onwards?

Well, I'm not very happy about the idea of IMAP server sending messages
to SMTP server either.. :)
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