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Re: [bug-mailutils] Setting up RMAIL for IMAP

From: Sergey Poznyakoff
Subject: Re: [bug-mailutils] Setting up RMAIL for IMAP
Date: Wed, 15 Sep 2010 01:38:33 +0300

Hi Duke,

> However, when I fire up RMAIL I get the error message:
> movemail: could not create mailbox
> `imap://my_login_name:address@hidden':Parse
> error

This message means that the mailbox URL is incorrect.  It could be,
for example, if my_login_name or my_password contain characters
that have special meaning for URLs, such as '@'.  Such characters
must be replaced with their hex notation.  E.g. if your password is
'address@hidden', then the correct URL will be:


Hope that helps.

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