murch at andrew.cmu.edu
Thu Dec 1 09:40:42 EST 2005
info-cyrus at utdallas.edu wrote:
> -- Ken Murchison said the following on 12/1/05 8:20 AM:
>> Have you looked at using the /vendor/cmu/cyrus-imapd/squat annotation
>> and 'squatter -a'?
> I'm thinking of a way to squat all mailboxes on the server, but cycle
> through which ones get done that night.
Hmm. Squatter doesn't support wildcards?
>> There has been (still is?) discussion of an MSEARCH command which does
>> searching across folders. The undocumented SCAN command which is used
>> by Pine and UW IMAP is a LIST variant which will search or a string
>> and return the mailboxes (NOT messages) in which the string occurs.
>> This can help a client narrow its focus for the necessary SEARCHes. I
>> have a working patch to add SCAN to Cyrus which I may get back to.
> Ooo. Both sound cool! I bet that would really help....
Only if a client uses it. ;)
> In terms of "labels," can already do that in IMAP with user-definable
> flags, something I've always thought was a missing opportunity in most
> IMAP clients....
Mozilla/Thunderbird use IMAP keywords.
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