[Dovecot] "important" flag
tss at iki.fi
Sat May 22 17:07:42 EEST 2004
On 22.5.2004, at 13:05, Rick Jones wrote:
>> If the flag is in Dovecot's .customflags file you can hack qmail to
>> directly add the flag in the filename. Files in new/ directory
>> actually contain flags (Dovecot's COPY works wrong here..), but
>> supports them fine.
> I don't quite follow the significance of .customflags here, as the
> flag in question (important) isn't a custom one.
What were you going to use then? Neither IMAP nor Maildir defines an
"important" flag unless you use some existing one for it (flagged?). So
I was thinking you'd add eg. "1 important" to .customflags and then use
'a' flag in maildir filename.
> And are you saying that adding a flag to the file in new/ only works
> because Dovecot doesn't actually do the right thing? :) In which case,
> is this likely to be fixed/broken (depending on your viewpoint) in
I don't think I'm going to change the Dovecot's behaviour of accepting
flags in new/ dir, but I was going to change COPY command to move files
directly into cur/ to avoid problems with other maildir clients.
I think with Sieve LDA it would work also by storing the mail directly
into cur/ directory.
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