[Dovecot] mbox and dual-use folders?

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Mon Feb 12 17:01:55 UTC 2007

On Sat, 2007-02-10 at 03:14 +0000, John Robinson wrote:
> Feature request: please can we have support for messages stored in mbox 
> files, but folders containing both messages and folders. I think this 
> could be done for a folder called e.g. dovecot-list by having an mbox 
> file called dovecot-list and a directory called dovecot-list.folder (or 
> whatever, says he handwaving away name clashes which can be worked 
> around like they are in maildirs). This may be a subset or variant of 
> http://wiki.dovecot.org/FeatMboxMaildir

In CVS HEAD there are beginnings of the code to support different
directory layouts for the mailbox formats, so yes, that'll happen some
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