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Re: Yet another maildir question


From: Jesse F. Hughes
Subject: Re: Yet another maildir question
Date: Wed, 21 Jul 2004 13:17:33 +0200
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"Richard Watson" <address@hidden> writes:

> 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
> INBOX.

Oh.  Well, I guess that's okay.

>> 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.

Alright.  I guess I can live with it.
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