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Re: Yet another maildir question

From: Richard Watson
Subject: Re: Yet another maildir question
Date: Wed, 21 Jul 2004 10:46:25 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.090024 (Oort Gnus v0.24) Emacs/21.3 (gnu/linux)

address@hidden (Jesse F. Hughes) writes:

> Evidently ~/Maildir is INBOX, and each subdirectory .dirname
> corresponds to a group called INBOX.dirname.  This leads to fairly
> unwieldy group names: nnimap+PW:INBOX.blah.  But I guess I can live
> with this.  But *must* every group start with INBOX?

I think that's a courier thing. All folders have to live inside the

> At least it seems to make sense to me to
> have INBOX.tue.research in INBOX/.tue/.research.  Am I wrong that this
> is sensible?  Is a flat directory better?  If not, how do I get gnus
> to move things the way I want?

Can't you imagine that a . is a / ? ;-) Surely a flat format is as
good as anything for humanly-manageable numbers of groups?

I'm sure you can get gnus to move things around for you, but then
you'll be confusing courier, which seems to defeat the object.

Richard Watson
Openia Limited

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