[Imap-protocol] [ann] lua imap server
petite_abeille at mac.com
Mon Mar 19 16:11:46 PDT 2012
On Mar 19, 2012, at 11:53 PM, Brandon Long wrote:
> Sounds cool, but may have some implications on some clients. There are
> some clients which don't support unsubscribing from folders, for instance,
> and will happily download all of the mail in those folders, which is
> presumably duplicated.
Yes, there is only one mail corpus per user account. A given message could show up under various (virtual) mailboxes.
> That's probably only an issue if this is a general
> purpose server to be used for larger installations, though.
This is meant as a front end to a mail archiver of sort.
> Email addresses are probably good for uniqueness, but may be challenging in
> terms of understand-ability, may be challenging for some people to remember
> who each address is.
Yes, these name folders are meant to show the person name at some point. Just didn't get around implementing an UTF7 encoder yet.
> It might also be good to filter based on things like precedence bulk, or
> maybe require at least one message sent to that address as well to.
Yes, there are a couple of additional folders in the pipeline such as mailing lists, keywords, etc.
In short, the mail store is meant to automatically organize the messages to a certain extend.
Thanks for the feedbacks.
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