[Users] Migrating emails and emails folders from "Mozilla Thunderbird" to "Claws Mail"
berndth at gmx.de
Fri Jun 29 14:41:07 CEST 2012
On Fr, 29.06.2012 07:26, Renaud (Ron) Olgiati wrote:
>> it can't create a proper export file in case what is exported is a
>> folder with subfolders, subsubfolders... and emails inside of them...
>> So it looks like there is no easy way for me to recover all my emails
>> along with the directory structure in which they are put.
>> The "Export to mbox file" functionality in "Claws Mail" only works in
>> case what is exported is a set of emails in a single directory
>> (with no subfolders). I could be wrong, but it's what I just noticed.
>And for what it is worth, the Import Mbox File works just as badly in that
It's not that the import implementation works badly, or that the export
implementation is limited. An mbox file is just a sequence of messages.
You can think of it as a single folder.
Mbox is not a container format that can contain arbitrarily nested
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