v3.0: IMAP hierarchy flexibility

Bron Gondwana brong at fastmail.fm
Wed Jun 8 20:21:30 EDT 2016

On Thu, Jun 9, 2016, at 01:34, Thomas Jarosch via Cyrus-devel wrote:
> Hi Bron,
> given the switch to UUIDs for the folder structure in the backend of v3.0*, 
> I'm wondering if the following folder structure can be supported:
> - Inbox/folder_below_inbox
> - folder_next_to_inbox
> - user/smith/other_shared_folder
> Background info: Some users want to create folders below inbox
> and folders next to inbox. "altnamespace" is a workaround in that direction.
> Microsoft Exchange and Dovecot support this feature and that's
> why management keeps nagging me.

Yes, this will work with the new altnamespace code.  Please note that INBOX is spelt in all capitals, not mixed case as shown in your example.

> *) no more getting paged at 3am in the morning because of folder renames.

Yeah, that's going to be nice :)


  Bron Gondwana
  brong at fastmail.fm

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