imap mailbox name
ken at oceana.com
Wed Jul 9 09:12:52 EDT 2003
Brasseur Valéry wrote:
> in this set :
> what are the REAL invalid char for an IMAP folder,
Sift through the grammar in RFC 3501.
> and what are those which Cyrus refused,
Anything not in GOODCHARS in mboxname.c.
> and why ?
If the two lists above don't match (other than '.'), I don't know.
> did some of them will need m-utf7 encoding ?
>>From: Rob Siemborski [mailto:rjs3 at andrew.cmu.edu]
>>Sent: Thursday, July 03, 2003 7:03 PM
>>To: Brasseur Valéry
>>Cc: info-cyrus at lists.andrew.cmu.edu
>>Subject: Re: imap mailbox name
>>On Thu, 3 Jul 2003, [iso-8859-1] Brasseur Valéry wrote:
>>>what are the valid char in an mailbox name ?
>>>I was think that it was mutf-7 , but it seems that cyrus
>>refuse de create a
>>>user.abc.foo#bar mailbox name !!!
>>>should I escape something ?
>>>is there invalid char for Cyrus ?
>>Yeah, the mailbox names are limited to characters in the
>>in mboxname.c (plus & for mUTF-7 encoding).
>>Offhand I can't come up with a good reason for # to be
>>than someone was being paranoid when they wrote it.
>>Rob Siemborski * Andrew Systems Group * Cyert Hall 207 * 412-268-7456
>>Research Systems Programmer * /usr/contributed Gatekeeper
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