Re: Failing to reproduce file hierarchy locally
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> What I do is I run Dovecot locally as well as remotely. So I have
> e.g. Evolution talk to the local Dovecot.
> That way I get the benefits of Dovecot like its indexes. I recommend
> doing that - also, that means you can be sure that you can have many
> multiple local clients accessing the Maildirs over IMAP.
Yes - I wondered about that. However my concern here is the issue of
local caching. As far as I can see whenever a client gets an email
message off an IMAP server it caches a local copy to reduce network
traffic in case you look at the email again. However with a local
server that is completely redundant and you will end up with two copies
of every email on every client (one in ~/Maildir, and one wherever the
client chooses to cache it).
Is there a way of telling clients like Evolution/Thunderbird not to keep
> You can special-case it in my Python function: if s == 'INBOX':
> return '', or something like that. I would still suggest doing
> Maildir++ plus IMAP on both ends, though.
I had a couple of goes at this before sending the email to the list.
Trouble is I don't speak python and am not completely clear on the
required syntax of the nametrans command...
> -- Asheesh.
> Miller's Slogan:
> Lose a few, lose a few.