Brackets in foldernames
Eric.Luyten at vub.ac.be
Thu Oct 11 12:28:50 EDT 2007
> >> we are in the process of migration from UW-IMAPD to Cyrus. Some of our users
> >> have foldernames with brackets. Is there a way to enable the use of
> >> brackets in foldernames in Cyrus?
> > Michael,
> > We migrated from UW-IMAPD to Cyrus (2.2.13) about a year ago
> > and I had to change the 'GOODCHARS' macro in imap/mboxname.c
> > We added ()'*?;%<>
> Wouldn't that present problems for IMAP commands that use the '*' and '%'
> wildcard characters? Or is there some intelligent escaping of "bad"
> characters in mailbox names used by the IMAP protocol?
We haven't seen any adverse effects in 13 months of operations.
(50k users, 277k mailboxes, 0.5 million authentications per day,
a zillion different POP and IMAP clients)
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