Re: imap/2837: MYRIGHTS not understood by Mirapoint IMAP4PROXY
The following reply was made to PR imap/2837; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Brendan Cully <brendan@xxxxxxxxxx>
To: Mutt Developers <mutt-dev@xxxxxxxx>, bug-any@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: imap/2837: MYRIGHTS not understood by Mirapoint IMAP4PROXY
Date: Thu, 8 Mar 2007 11:19:45 -0800
On Thursday, 08 March 2007 at 12:11, Kyle Wheeler wrote:
> On Thursday, March 8 at 07:25 PM, quoth Christoph Berg:
> >I think the fact that MYRIGHTS is not understood by the imap server I
> >connect to causes mutt to think my folders are read-only.
> For what it's worth, in this case, the IMAP server is broken. What causes
> mutt to think that it can use the MYRIGHTS command is that the server
> *claims* to be able to understand it, and then later contradicts itself.
Here's a thread about this on the IMAP protocol list:
It's Mark Crispin's opinion that mutt needs to recheck after
login. It's Arnt Gulbrandsen's opinion (and mine) that the server is
I'd rather not add another round trip, but maybe I have to. The simple
solution for both mutt and mirapoint is for the IMAP proxy server to
send a gratuitous capability command after authentication completes.