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

tinnews at isbd.co.uk tinnews at isbd.co.uk
Sun Sep 27 17:45:51 CEST 2009


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.

-- 
Chris Green




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