Spaces and IMAP searching with Cyrus

Ted Cabeen secabeen at
Fri May 28 14:14:17 EDT 2004

A number of my users have been reporting problems with searching.  It
seems like the Cyrus server is totally ignoring whitespace when
performing searches.  This behavior causes quite a few false positives
in my searches.  For example, a search for "logo" will return messages
with the following subject: "Log of changes for ws....".  This can
make it very hard to find some messages.  Is it possible to
reconfigure Cyrus to not match results that cross word boundaries or
to respect spaces?  This behavior is pretty non-intuitive.  

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