[Dovecot] [OT] Webmail Recommendation
holmgren at lysator.liu.se
Mon May 19 23:37:35 EEST 2008
On fredagen den 11 januari 2008, Mike Brudenell wrote:
> Whatever you do, DON'T move to Maildir if you are using the Prayer
> webmail software!
> We have used Prayer here for many years with the UW IMAP server
> backend and first Berkeley, then later MBX, format mail folders.
> When we migrated new users to Dovecoe with Maildir folders we
> discovered that Prayer does NOT like Maildir folders. The reason is
> that Maildir folders are "dual-purpose": each can contain any mix of
> messages and sub-folders. However Prayer is intrinsically designed to
> ONLY work with folders that can contain messages or subfolders, but
> NOT both.
The author of Prayer has (partly thanks to my patches adding UTF-8 and IPv6
support) recently released version 1.1.0 of Prayer which supports dual-use
folders out of the box.
Magnus Holmgren holmgren at lysator.liu.se
(No Cc of list mail needed, thanks)
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