[Dovecot] Changing the Seen Flags

Charles Marcus CMarcus at Media-Brokers.com
Thu Dec 7 19:37:34 UTC 2006

>> As we are facing problems with public folder read/unread mails.

> Usually people want private seen flag with shared folders.

One exception that we have is our main incoming fax folder...

For this folder, we have 3 people who check it all day, and forward the 
fax to whoever it is for. I would *love* to have public seen flag for 
this folder, so the first person who reads a fax and forwards it will 
mark it as seen, and anyone else checking the folder will know it has 
already been dealt with.

But you are right, most of our other Public folders we want private seen 

> I want to make this configurable, but I haven't yet much thought how
> this should be done, so for now it's hardcoded.

Afraid I can't help you much as far as how to do it, but just wanted to 
give you one good example of the need.

Thanks Timo! Dovecot just gets better all the time...


Best regards,


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