[Dovecot] Gmail like labels, three years later

Pablo Vieira pablo at vieira.es
Wed Mar 27 22:31:02 EET 2013

2013/3/27 Timo Sirainen <tss at iki.fi>

> On 27.3.2013, at 17.28, Pablo Vieira <pablo at vieira.es> wrote:
> METADATA is simply about adding simple key=value pairs to mailboxes. So
> you could have something like:
> /shared/keywords/$Label1 = Important
> /shared/keywords/$Label2 = Work
> /shared/keywords/HelloWorld = Hello World messages
> Probably it wouldn't need to be any more complex than that. The clients
> would then handle adding/changing/removing those keywords.
> http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc5464 describes METADATA.
> Thanks a lot. Any idea when METADATA will have a full implementation in
Dovecot? Them along with virtual folders might make it easy to build a
Gmail-like system.

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