Assertion error?

Josh Holland jrh at
Tue Dec 14 15:05:38 GMT 2010

On Tue, Dec 14, 2010 at 07:19:30AM -0600, Sebastian Spaeth wrote:
> On Tue, 14 Dec 2010 12:29:09 +0000, Josh Holland <jrh at> wrote:
> > FWIW, my problem was IMAP<->Maildir, with the remote server Dovecot
> > 1.0.15 out of Debian Stable.
> Yep, quick google confirms that dovecot has an Antispam plugin and that,
> as mentioned in the MAN file, forbids "APPEND" to the spam folder.
> Sucks, I guess there is no way to deal with that but to fail and inform
> the user in a nicer way than we currently do.

Except, at least on my server, the antispam plugin is not loaded and it
is not the spam folder that offlineimap is erroring on. Still, I suppose
this is by-the-by, if it's a server-side problem and not offlineimap's
fault beyond the error handling.

Josh Holland <jrh at>

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