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

Tim Roberts timr at probo.com
Sat Sep 26 21:54:41 CEST 2009

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".
Tim Roberts, timr at probo.com
Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.

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