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Re: Renaming groups etc.

From: Torben Knudsen
Subject: Re: Renaming groups etc.
Date: Wed, 01 Apr 2009 14:02:34 +0200
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Tassilo Horn <> writes:

> Torben Knudsen <> writes:
> Hi Torben,
>>> Your IMAP server enforces the prefix "INBOX" on every group name, so
>>> you can't have a group name without it.
>> I see that it works to rename to something including INBOX.  I have
>> just had my mails transferred to another imap server.  Previously I am
>> quit sure that I had these groups for archiving which did not have the
>> INBOX in the name.  Am I mistaken or can that be done?
> I think it depends on the server.  I use two different accounts, and on
> one I can have groups without INBOX prefix (I think this is a Cyrus IMAP
> server) and on the other one I cannot (a Courier IMAP server).

Thank you for the explanation

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