What does the list_folders() method of mailbox.Maildir actually ?do (if anything)?

Aahz aahz at pythoncraft.com
Thu Oct 1 21:41:15 CEST 2009

In article <h9o1bf$cmt$1 at news.eternal-september.org>,
 <tinnews at isbd.co.uk> wrote:
>Tim Roberts <timr at probo.com> wrote:
>> tinnews at isbd.co.uk wrote:
>>>My maildir hierarchy is created by mutt which is a *very* standards
>>>compliant MUA, surely standard python libraries should work with
>>>standard maildirs not some wierd extension thereof.
>> The Maildir specification does not allow for subfolders.  That was added in
>> Maildir++, and the subfolder names start with a dot.  It's not a "wierd
>> extension thereof".
>No sub-folders within maildir folders but that's not what I was expecting.
>I was just expecting to be able to list my maildir mailboxes.

Now you know why *my* mutt uses mboxes.  ;-)
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