Re: legal characters in mailbox names

From: Michael Salmon (no email)
Date: Wed Sep 25 2002 - 03:01:58 EDT


On Tuesday, September 24, 2002 07:24:31 PM -0400 Ken Murchison
<> wrote:
+------
| Quoting Ian Macdonald <>:
|
| > Hi,
| >
| > For the purposes of performing a conversion, I'd like to know which
| > characters are legal in Cyrus mailbox names.
| >
| > Is this mentioned in one of the docs somewhere?
|
| ./mboxname.c:#define GOODCHARS
| " +,-.0123456789:=@ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ_abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz~"
+-----X8

While the above is correct what is not mentioned is that & switches to a
modified base 64 encoding of the name e.g. Böker => B&APY-cker and
Questions&answers => Questions&-answers. The correct answer then is that
all 16 bit unicode values are allowed.

/Michael

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