[PATCH 2/9] Re: Replace 2 regexes with a single one

Sebastian Spaeth Sebastian at SSpaeth.de
Thu Apr 28 14:48:09 BST 2011

On Wed, 27 Apr 2011 18:32:34 +0200, Nicolas Sebrecht wrote:

> It sucks. Well, not you comment which is pretty sensible but our
> behaviour sucks. How could we even support folder creation on IMAP
> server with such rules some day?
> I think we should simply ignore/skip "." folder names and warn.

I am sure there is a reason why that thing was added there in the first
place and I have no doubt there are broken IMAP implementations out
there that used those.

It would be nice to output a warning when we see such behavior, so that
we can at least document which IMAP servers are broken in what ways.

-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 197 bytes
Desc: not available
URL: <http://alioth-lists.debian.net/pipermail/offlineimap-project/attachments/20110428/ae4aa11f/attachment-0001.sig>

More information about the OfflineIMAP-project mailing list