[Imap-uw] mix format doesn't check sysinbox for status
joey at clean.q7.com
Fri Sep 19 10:53:58 PDT 2008
On Thu, 18 Sep 2008, Mark Crispin wrote:
> The right way is to use tmail and/or dmail for delivery.
> I regret ever putting in code into mbx format that accounts for the spool
> in STATUS. My punishment for this ill-considered effort to be helpful was
> bug reports from individuals who were upset that spool messages did
> not show up in EXAMINE of a mix INBOX. Snarfing is a write operation;
> the whole point of EXAMINE is to be strictly read-only.
> I learned the lesson and did not repeat that mistake in mix.
ok, i'll switch to using dmail.
speaking of features that cause problems, the feature of uw-imap that will
let users login as User or USER or user bites me on a regular basis. we
use squirrelmail and have some plugins that do vacation/procmail setup and
it uses ftp to do that, so if they log in as User, then the ftp doesn't
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