XLIST extention

Adam Tauno Williams awilliam at opengroupware.us
Fri Nov 6 06:14:39 EST 2009

On Fri, 2009-11-06 at 14:23 +1100, Bron Gondwana wrote:
> So, GMAIL has an XLIST command which names a few special folders by
> adding extra flags.  Things like \Inbox, \Trash, \Drafts, \Sent.
> You can read more about it here:
> http://www.ietf.org/mail-archive/web/morg/current/msg00212.html
> http://groups.google.com/group/Gmail-Help-POP-and-IMAP-en/browse_thread/thread/a154105c54f020fb?pli=1
> https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=476260#c17
> It means that Thunderbird can know what you folders are even if
> the names don't match its default, display the right icons and
> copy messages into the right places.
> Well, I thought that might come in handy, so this.

Sweet.  Can these folders be flagged as Trash, Drafts, Sent via cyradmin
somehow?  [Maybe that is obvious in the patch, but I can't see it].

If mail clients would support DNS SRV we could get to am almost
zero-config scenario [like XMPP clients].  But I guess that is a system
administrator's pipe-deam.
OpenGroupware developer: awilliam at whitemice.org
OpenGroupare & Cyrus IMAPd documenation @

More information about the Cyrus-devel mailing list