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Re: [OT] Webmail Recommendation

Bugzilla from holmgren@lysator.liu.se
On fredagen den 11 januari 2008, Mike Brudenell wrote:

> Whatever you do, DON'T move to Maildir if you are using the Prayer
> webmail software!
>
> We have used Prayer here for many years with the UW IMAP server
> backend and first Berkeley, then later MBX, format mail folders.
>
> When we migrated new users to Dovecoe with Maildir folders we
> discovered that Prayer does NOT like Maildir folders.  The reason is
> that Maildir folders are "dual-purpose": each can contain any mix of
> messages and sub-folders.  However Prayer is intrinsically designed to
> ONLY work with folders that can contain messages or subfolders, but
> NOT both.  
The author of Prayer has (partly thanks to my patches adding UTF-8 and IPv6
support) recently released version 1.1.0 of Prayer which supports dual-use
folders out of the box.

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Magnus Holmgren        [hidden email]
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