[Dovecot] Can't remove folder

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Sun Dec 3 13:56:58 UTC 2006

On Wed, 2006-11-29 at 22:19 +0100, Leroy van Logchem wrote:
> When I use Thunderbird's "Delete folder" function on the somebox the 
> message appears:
> "Target mailbox doesn't allow inferiour mailboxes".


>   - limitation of a mbox only setup?


>   - thunderbird should know


>   - limitation of the imap protocol to advice the client it's mbox backed


>   - feature of dovecot, could it be fixed or worked around somehow

An evil Thunderbird-specific workaround could be done, ie. detect if
RENAME is tried to be done under Trash mbox, and convert that
automatically to DELETE command. I'm not really interested in
implementing that though..

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