[Dovecot] Folder aliases

Frank Behrens frank at harz.behrens.de
Thu Nov 13 14:13:35 EET 2008

Charles Marcus <dovecot at dovecot.org> wrote on 13 Nov 2008 6:28:
> Maybe a better way would be to use namespaces? Have an Outlook specific
> namespace (since it and OE are apparently the buggiest clients in this
> regard)... then you'd just need to:
> 1. Have a way to define which folder to use in  the namespace, and
> 2. make sure all of your Outlook clients use the proper namespace.
> I *certainly* don't want to be forced to use 'sent-mail' in my Tbird...

May be Outlook is buggy, but your mentioned Thunderbird has it's own 

When I want to use german names for a user I setup his mail account 
with a folder named "Papierkorb" as trash folder (german 
translation). This can be used with many email clients without 
problems. But a german Thunderbird wants to create a new folder 
"Trash" and displays it as "Papierkorb". So what is the result? In 
Thunderbird I have two folders named as "Papierkorb" where I see in 
other clients a folder "Trash" and a folder "Papierkorb". (The same 
applies to sent, draft and templates folders.)


Frank Behrens, Osterwieck, Germany
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