[Users] multiple addresses of one account / polling email account aliases ?

Chris Hirst claws-mail at fy3.co.uk
Tue Dec 15 11:38:40 CET 2015

Technically Not possible, messages for aliased adresses are delivered to a single mailbox and are not segregated at the server.

On Tue, 15 Dec 2015 02:18:59 +0100
Michael <codejodler at gmx.ch> wrote:

> Hello all, 
> I'm still a little puzzled about the recent discussion about multiple
> addresses (and sorry, i lost the thread) for one account. This is
> just FMI, not a feature request, and gots nothing to do with claws in
> the first instance. But perhaps someone can still enlighten me ... ?
> With claws, i can't poll specific aliases of one account (which is a
> quite common setup, in fact all my mail accounts have several
> aliases) but it's a  trivial task to filter the different recipients
> into respective folders. And i maintain pure topic (theme) folders
> anyway, they are not strictly organized after accounts. Like, there
> may be technical questions coming up in some other communication area
> and i may move that thread into some topic folder where it fits
> better. (It would even be ok to on-the-fly change my mail address
> within that moved thread, most people don't care or they don't even
> notice  :p )
> So my question is .... would somebody be able to come up with a valid
> use case where i would need to poll aliases separately (if that's
> anyhow possible at the mailbox side) ?
> I just can't see how this works out. Maybe i'm missing something
> totally important in my life ??
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