[Dovecot] Evolution and Thunderbird do different things?
ttiphil at gmail.com
Wed Jun 9 21:27:51 EEST 2010
On Wed, Jun 9, 2010 at 14:02, Tom Hendrikx <tom at whyscream.net> wrote:
> Flags was actually the wrong phrase, the correct term is IMAP keywords.
> The way that Dovecot handles this internally, is described in
> http://wiki.dovecot.org/MailboxFormat/Maildir .
> But it has no use to investigate the inner workings of dovecot when all
> clients see the data through the same interface. Dovecot will tell all
> clients which keywords your message has. Some clients just treat some
> keywords 'special'.
> In https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/evolution/+bug/13983
> (google is a bad company but a great tool!) there is a nice thread about
> differences of trash implementations between Evolution and 'the others'.
Thanks for that link. Good reading and perspective.
> Recalling now, I think this issue triggered me to ditch Evolution after
> 2 days of testing some years ago, and into using the same client
> everywhere. But YMMV...
I haven't decided, yet. I've used both in different places off and on
for the past few years, as well as text based mail agents in command
line environments, plus some webmail systems. But at least it helps
to understand better what is going on. And I may well move to
Thunderbird at some point.
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