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From "Norman Maurer (JIRA)" <server-...@james.apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Resolved] (IMAP-330) Convert mailboxnames to UTF-8 before pass them to the Mailbox impl
Date Fri, 26 Aug 2011 05:47:29 GMT

     [ https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/IMAP-330?page=com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.issuetabpanels:all-tabpanel
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Norman Maurer resolved IMAP-330.
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    Resolution: Fixed

Fixed.. thanks for catching this!

> Convert mailboxnames to UTF-8 before pass them to the Mailbox impl
> ------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: IMAP-330
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/IMAP-330
>             Project: JAMES Imap
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>    Affects Versions: 0.2.1
>            Reporter: Norman Maurer
>            Assignee: Norman Maurer
>             Fix For: 0.3
>
>
> IMAP use a modified UTF-7 to handle mailboxnames. At the moment we just use the mailboxname
as passed by the imap client to do any mailbox action. This works but can be quite confusing
if someone tries to lookup a mailbox via the mailbox api and just pass the "real name" to
it. 
> It would be better to convert from UTF-7 to UTF-8 before pass it to the mailbox impl.

> See http://fetchmail.berlios.de/Mailbox-Names-UTF7.html for some useful info

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