Mail re-filterer

Corey Edwards tensai at
Mon Aug 27 22:15:09 MDT 2007

On Mon, 2007-08-27 at 21:38 -0600, Michael L Torrie wrote:
> Levi Pearson wrote:
> > I'm still not entirely sure what you mean.  Here are some
> > possibilities based on my fuzzy understanding of what you're asking
> > for:
> I believe he's asking for either a VFS or IMAP server implementation
> that allows virtual imap folders to come into existence just by asking
> for them.  For example one could subscribe to the folder
> "vf-date-gt-2007-10" and the server or vfs layer would parse that into a
> query aand do magic filtering, giving you an imap folder with messages
> that meet that criteria.

Evolution has the concept of virtual folders, now known as search
folders. It's not as automatic as just keying in the name, but it is
quite powerful and comes in handy.


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