Error when trying to use Google Apps as type Gmail

Sebastian Spaeth Sebastian at
Thu Mar 24 09:21:40 GMT 2011

On Wed, 23 Mar 2011 11:07:51 +0100, Alexander Skwar <alexanders.mailinglists+nospam at> wrote:
> > Yes, a local "Gmail" has never been supported by offlineimap. A "Mapped
> > IMAP server" (one that maps UIDs between 2 IMAP servers) and a "Gmail"
> > server are 2 distinct repository implementations in offlineimap.
> >
> Oh, I didn't know that. I just assumed, that Gmail is "short hand" for
> IMAP with some "sane defaults" for servername and certain foldernames.

Yep, that would a sensible assumption. It is not the case. But I am sure
it could be made so :-).

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