[Dovecot] Hebrew folder names

Magnus Holmgren holmgren at lysator.liu.se
Tue Dec 26 20:12:46 UTC 2006

On Monday 25 December 2006 22:39, Dotan Cohen wrote:
> I'm considering Dovecot for an IMAP server. Can I name the IMAP
> folders in Hebrew (utf-8) with Dovecot? Any known gotchas? Thanks in
> advance.

Yes and no. Unicode folder names can be represented, but they have to be 
encoded in modified UTF-7, as specified in RFC 2060 § 5.1.3 (except that the 
hierarchy separator is always "." on disk), both on the wire and on disk.

Magnus Holmgren        holmgren at lysator.liu.se
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