[Dovecot] Moving new email from the mail spool to the inbox

Jonathan dovecot at redigloo.org
Sat May 5 16:05:53 EEST 2007

Kenny Dail wrote:

>> Adrian Barker wrote:
>> Thanks for replying. We cannot easily change the way we deliver email,
>> as we have over 30,000 users, who use a mixture of imap, pop and Unix
>> email clients, so we have to continue to deliver email to a central mail
>> spool. The MTA that we run is Exim, which has the flexibility to deliver
>> into the 'Inbox', but we need to remain compatible with non-IMAP mailers.

> This is not clear at all, why does the number of users effect the
> delivery method? What mailbox format are you using?

I believe Adrian is saying that only some of his 30,000 clients use
IMAP and he does not want to break existing behaviour for those using
Unix command line clients.


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