[PATCH 0/4] Re: implement syncing dovecot imap flags to remote repo

Nicolas Sebrecht nicolas.s-dev at laposte.net
Mon Aug 20 13:34:08 BST 2012

On Sat, Aug 18, 2012 at 10:38:58AM -0400, Dan Christensen wrote:
> Igor Mammedov <imammedo at redhat.com> writes:
> > If MailDir is used by dovecot, it creates dovecot-keywords file there to
> > provide mapping beteewn non sandard imap flags and lower case letter
> > flags used by dovecot to tag messages.
> > patchset allow uses this fact and adds to offlineimap ability to sync
> > imap flags (tags) back and forth.
> > For now it's necessary for dovecote to know about imap flag (flag should
> > be in dovecot-keywords file) when it's synced from remote repo, unknown
> > flags from remote repo will be ignored.
> Can you explain a bit more?  Is this for IMAP <--> Maildir syncing,
> where the local Maildir is also controlled by dovecot?  If so, that's a
> clever idea.

I don't get it. What could be the use case of such configuration?

Nicolas Sebrecht

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