maildir on windows share ?

Vladimir Marek Vladimir.Marek at Oracle.COM
Fri Jul 8 08:17:46 BST 2011


I found out (the hard way) that file names containing ':' are not
possible in windows filesystems. I found the FAQ at

That's a bit of a problem for me, as I intended to copy the mail for
backup purposes to mounted windows share ...

I thought, would it be possible to replace ':' by ';' for example? Or
other character? Maybe ':' is defined in IMAP standard, or something?

It looks sufficiently easy to change that in folder/ ...

Thank you

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