[Users] Migrating emails and emails folders from "Mozilla Thunderbird" to "Claws Mail"

Renaud (Ron) Olgiati renaud at olgiati-in-paraguay.org
Fri Jun 29 15:38:07 CEST 2012

On Friday 29 Jun 2012 08:41 my mailbox was graced by a message from Holger 
Berndt who wrote:
> >> 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  case !
> 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
> folder/subfolder structures.

With due respect, Your Worship, I have in KMail mbox folders that hold both 
mails and sub-folders.
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