kmail eating my maildir???

Anne Wilson annew at kde.org
Fri Sep 4 15:16:03 UTC 2009


On Friday 04 September 2009 13:25:48 Christoph Höger wrote:
> Am Freitag, den 04.09.2009, 12:27 +0100 schrieb Anne Wilson:
> > On Friday 04 September 2009 11:23:53 Christoph Höger wrote:
> > > Am Freitag, den 04.09.2009, 10:43 +0100 schrieb Anne Wilson:
> > > > On Thursday 03 September 2009 19:02:33 Christoph Höger wrote:
> > > > > Thunderbird is not even able to read maildir. Again: We're not
> > > > > talking about IMAP here (where this is a design principle) ;)
> > > >
> > > > This is nonsense.  It may not be able to read your maildir files -
> > > > due to your setup - but it can certainly read maildir mail.  It does
> > > > on my system, which uses maildir over imap.
> > >
> > > Thunderbird has no support for maildir. That's it. You can of course
> > > proxy your mail through whatever protocol you want. But there is no
> > > support of maildir! There is no "Maildir Mail" btw. if you use IMAP
> > > it's IMAP and no Maildir is visible anymore.
> > >
> > > But that is way offtopic: The original problem is that you cannot use
> > > KMail to work on a Maildir without killing the whole maildir.
> >
> > This is my last word on this.  You are talking utter nonsense.  I do not
> > use any kind of proxy and I do use both kmail and thunderbird with
> > maildir mail over imap.
>
> You say it: OVER IMAP! YOU USE IT OVER IMAP! This is the whole point.
> Calling my statements nonsense is bullshit!
> I simply do not want to run an IMAP server on my notebook to allow kmail
> read my maildir!

You do not need to.

Anne
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