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Re: Renaming groups etc.

From: Ted Zlatanov
Subject: Re: Renaming groups etc.
Date: Wed, 01 Apr 2009 12:43:56 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.110011 (No Gnus v0.11) Emacs/23.0.91 (gnu/linux)

On Wed, 01 Apr 2009 08:45:00 +0200 Torben Knudsen <> wrote: 

TK> I see that it works to rename to something including INBOX.  I have
TK> just had my mails transferred to another imap server.  Previously I am
TK> quit sure that I had these groups for archiving which did not have the
TK> INBOX in the name.  Am I mistaken or can that be done?

IMAP servers always have a prefix on the group names, it's just that
sometimes that prefix is "" (the empty string).  They always have a
separator too, either "." or "/" usually.

Gnus could do a better job of hiding the prefix, but I have not seen any
complaints (that I can recall).


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