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Re: [SLE] Copy spool mail files?
  • From: Jim Flanagan <linuxjim@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 29 May 2005 10:21:03 -0500
  • Message-id: <200505291021.03715.linuxjim@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Sunday May 29 2005 10:06 am, Anders Johansson wrote:
> On Sunday 29 May 2005 16:50, Jim Flanagan wrote:
> > Anders, if I use cyrus-imap, will I still be able to use kmail and its
> > filters (pulling mail down to maildir folders with kmail), or is the idea
> > to just use cyrus-imap and configure kmail (or other client) to use imap
> > all the time, even on the local machine?
>
> Yes, that is the idea. If you use cyrus you put everything in there. You
> can of course store mail in multiple places and configure kmail to work
> with them, but it seems unnecessary
>
> kmail's filters unfortunately won't work yet with imap. It is a long
> promised, and long awaited feature.
>
> But sieve isn't so bad, even though it's not point and click. And it has
> the advantage of giving you the same results in any mail client, so you'll
> be able to switch mail clients with no ill effects. As long as it supports
> imap it will show you the same mail in the same folders every time. So
> you'll be able to test more clients in more configurations than before
> (this was the original reason why I set it up like this)

That sounds exactly like what I've been looking for. Will work on that. Where
do I find info on writing the seive?

Jim F

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