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Maildir To Mailbox: Convert messages from maildir to mbox format

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maildir2mbox 3.0GNU Lesser Genera...5.0Email, PHP 5, Files and Folders
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This package can be used to convert messages stored in Maildir mailboxes to the mbox format.

It scans a given mailbox directory to retrieve the list of messages stored in a Maildir structure.

The class generates a single file in the mbox format that contains all the messages that were found.

UPDATE: The script will generate more mbox files according to the maildir directory structure (subdirs will be also generated)

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E-mail servers like Qmail store messages received for their users in mailboxes with a directory structure called maildir.

E-mail clients like Mozilla Thunderbird can import messages in mailbox files but these must be in mbox format, which consists in a single file with all the messages in the mailbox.

This class provides a solution that makes possible to take messages stored in mailboxes in the maildir format and export the messages in single files in the mbox format.

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