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Re: [Nmh-workers] The invisible mail folder

From: Neil W Rickert
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] The invisible mail folder
Date: Tue, 27 Feb 2007 17:01:12 -0600

Norman Shapiro <address@hidden> wrote on Feb 27, 2007:

>I would also argue that the +folderName syntax for designating a file name is
>strange and unique to mh.

The notation "+folder" for identifying a mail folder goes back at
least to ucbmail (/usr/ucb/Mail  or /usr/ucb/mail or emulated by

Whether a mail folder is implemented as a file of concatenated messages,
or as a directory, varies between mail clients.


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