Autoconfig specs

Patrick Ben Koetter p at state-of-mind.de
Mon Jul 8 18:54:42 UTC 2013


* Ludovic Hirlimann <ludovic at mozilla.com>:
> On 7/5/13 9:49 PM, Patrick Ben Koetter wrote:
> > * Blake Winton <bwinton at mozilla.com>:
> >> It kind of already does, in that it will show <http://mxr.mozilla.org/comm-central/source/mailnews/base/prefs/content/accountcreation/emailWizard.js#831>
> >> one IMAP and one POP3 server, if you have both listed.
> >> I don't believe there are any plans to support multiple servers of
> >> one type, since that seems like an edge-case, and one that would in
> >> general confuse users more than it would help them.  (Of all the
> >> autoconfigs we have, no-one has asked for multiple servers of the
> >> same type yet.)
> > ACK
> >
> >> As a side note, automx looks like a pretty sweet tool!
> > We'd be honoured if Mozilla used it at https://ispdb.mozillamessaging.com/.
> >
> >
> We probably would if you did the integration work. And I'm not sure I
> know how this wpuld happen.

I have no idea how data for ISPDB are currently stored and in which structure.
I expect them to be in _some_ structure. It shouldn't be too hard to come up
with a script that creates an automx config file from it.

> Raising the question at one of our bi-weekly meeting would probably get
> it on our agenda.

Feel free to do so. We'd assist with the migration.

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