Sebastian Spaeth Sebastian at SSpaeth.de
Mon Sep 26 13:33:50 BST 2011

On Fri, 23 Sep 2011 23:27:51 -0400, Dave Abrahams <dave at boostpro.com> wrote:
> I see in the example conf file a "[DEFAULT]" section, but there's no
> explanation of how it actually functions.  Is it only for setting up
> interpolation variables, or could I expect to be able to write 
# Settings support interpolation. This means values can contain python
# format strings which refer to other values in the same section, or
# values in a special DEFAULT section. This allows you for example to
# use common settings for multiple accounts:

This is the explanation, and the DEFAULT section is for these
interpolation purposes, nothing else. Default values are given in
offlineimap.conf. Better explanation attempts are appreciated.

I still haven't forgotten the "inherit" improvement suggestion which I
like, though.

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