[Dovecot] Is this really a user agent issue?

Charles Marcus CMarcus at Media-Brokers.com
Thu Dec 23 22:18:55 EET 2010

On 2010-12-23 2:33 PM, Phil Howard wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 23, 2010 at 12:28, Charles Marcus wrote:
>> On 2010-12-23 10:27 AM, David Warden wrote:
>>> I know Thunderbird can be difficult when it comes to new folders
>>> showing up on the server that it didn't create.

>> Main reason I always uncheck the 'show only subscribed folders'
>> option in the Advanced settings...

> If folders were automatically subscribed when created, and while the 
> user agent was running and connected to imapd, would there be a 
> notification sent? Or does the user agent in such a case always ask 
> for "all subscribed folders" and see the new one at that time. It 
> would not help if the new folder did not show up.

By UNchecking the option, you are basically saying "I don't care what
folders are subscribed or not, show me ALL of them."


Best regards,


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