OT Shared Imap folders/accounts

Paul Bijnens Paul.Bijnens at xplanation.com
Thu Oct 9 16:25:49 IST 2008

On 2008-10-09 17:11, Steve Campbell wrote:
> Thanks for all the good ideas. I hope it's showing that I really wasn't 
> aware how IMAP worked. And I wonder how I've got it working  now. The 
> confusing part is that I create normal pop3 accounts, and people access 
> them throught their client (and horde/imp) as IMAP and it seems to work. 
> Of course, this might be where the corruption sometimes occurs.
> I'm still not sure whether I'm using UW or Courier, so I've got a lot of 
> digging to do.

I think the fileformat you choose to store the mails on the server has
a large impact for the concurrent access by many users of the same folder.

Make sure you use Maildir format and not the mbox format.

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