IMAP Sent Folder and Address Book Question

Jeffrey Goldberg jeffrey at
Mon Jul 16 23:48:12 UTC 2007

On Jul 16, 2007, at 5:20 PM, Chuck Swiger wrote:

> On Jul 16, 2007, at 3:04 PM, Sean Murphy wrote:
>> Does the IMAP protocol support storing the sent folder from  
>> thunderbird and the local addressbook on the IMAP server?  In case  
>> a computer fails?  I want to use dovecot or UW-IMAP instead of POP  
>> to protect my users data and wanted a clearer idea of what would  
>> be kept/protected on the  IMAP server.
> Sent folder, yes; address book, no.

Sent folder, yes.  address book, maybe.

I know that pine with UW-IMAP does allow address book stored on the  
IMAP server.

I don't know to what extent this is actually described in the IMAP  
protocol itself.


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