[Imap-protocol] Namespace separators

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Mon Jun 25 09:37:12 PDT 2007

On Mon, 2007-06-25 at 18:59 +0300, Timo Sirainen wrote:

> > Let me emphasize this: only ONE namespace is listed in a LIST command

> > command. Namespaces are NOT the same as root level names. By defining a

> > separate namespace you declare those names to be OUTSIDE of the space

> > listed in other namespaces!!!


> I've understood that many commonly used clients ignore namespaces and

> only show what is visible with LIST "" *, so I'd want to keep it

> possible to list contents of all namespaces with it.

Another question about weird namespace configurations:

* NAMESPACE (("#mbox/" "/") ("#maildir." ".")) NIL NIL

If LIST "" % returns nothing, should LIST "" "" return something? Or
should some namespace always be assigned visible to root so LIST "" %

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