imap mailbox name
Valery.Brasseur at atosorigin.com
Wed Jul 9 04:09:50 EDT 2003
in this set :
what are the REAL invalid char for an IMAP folder, and what are those which Cyrus refused, and why ?
did some of them will need m-utf7 encoding ?
> -----Original Message-----
> 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
> GOODCHARS define
> in mboxname.c (plus & for mUTF-7 encoding).
> Offhand I can't come up with a good reason for # to be
> disallowed other
> 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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