modernizing dovecot.conf

Shawn Heisey elyograg at
Thu Dec 30 06:31:54 UTC 2021

On 12/29/2021 9:53 PM, Benny Pedersen wrote:
> On 2021-12-30 05:40, Laura Steynes wrote:
>> Because gmail is dumb. good mail client interfaces see reply-all with
>> a mailing list as reply to list only
> so you are just a gmail victim ? :=)

I have no experience on this with gmail.  I haven't subscribed to any 
mailing lists with my gmail account.

Thunderbird changed a while back so it ignores a Reply-To header sent by 
a mailing list and replies to the sender of the email... so if you just 
press Ctrl-R you will not be sending to the mailing list.  It is 
possible to get the old behavior back by disabling the 
"mail.override_list_reply_to" setting in the Thunderbird config editor. 
  I can't remember which version made this change.

>> I'll await someone more knowledgeable to answer my  original questions
>> I think
> knowledge ?
> would imap protocol work on gmail ?, can roundcube use gmail imap 
> protocol ?, would it break leggs or bones ?

Yes, roundcube can access gmail.  This is the config I needed to put in 
roundcube's config file:

$config['default_host'] = 'imaps://';
$config['default_port'] = 993;

My mail server cannot connect to on port 143, so I had to 
change it to 993.  I tested this by making a copy of my roundcube 
install on another URL and reconfiguring the copy.


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