[Imap-protocol] re: GMail
MRC at CAC.Washington.EDU
Mon Oct 29 17:59:42 PDT 2007
On Tue, 30 Oct 2007, Timo Sirainen wrote:
> A lot of people
> want shared mailboxes and besides administrator configuring them manually ACL
> is the only possibility. Clients don't currently have much support for it,
> but it doesn't really need support from normal clients. Just having some
> special "ACL (web)client" is enough. I hoped to have implemented ACL for my
> server this summer, but looks like it didn't happen.
I'm not convinced that this needs to be part of IMAP as opposed to an
external facility (such as you note is already done).
> I think quota is already pretty widely supported by clients, although in very
> limited form. If people have quota, they really want to know how much they
> have left (when they've reached the limit once..). Quota root is a pretty
> weird concept though and I don't think clients handle multiple ones well.
> Maybe QUOTA2 extension could do a better job with those.
I don't think that many IMAP clients (as opposed to webmails) report
quota. Again, this seems to be an external facility.
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