[Imap-protocol] Renaming mailboxes under their children
MRC at CAC.Washington.EDU
Wed Jan 9 19:00:10 PST 2008
On Thu, 10 Jan 2008, Timo Sirainen wrote:
> I guess nothing in IMAP protocol requires this to be done either way,
> but does someone think there's any point in allowing:
> RENAME box box/child/box
UW imapd does not allow this. You have to first rename box to something
else, then rename it to box/child/box.
Nobody has ever complained. Your suggestion that dragging and dropping
can cause this to happen by accident and break clients seems to me to be a
pretty compelling reason not to do it.
-- Mark --
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