Import mailboxes from Thunderbird into Mail.app

Apr 05, '05 10:14:00AM

Contributed by: bwarrene

No formal tool exists for this that I'm aware of, but users who use Thunderbird may have a need to do this for one reason or another (as I did). I accomplished this task manually by doing the following:

[robg adds: This earlier hint provided a script to clean up Mozilla Mail's files for import to Mail. This is apparently due to a problem with Mail's handling of whitespace (according to the posted comments). Since Thunderbird is evolved from Mozilla Mail, there may be a similar issue with importing some mboxes. If you have issues, you might want to try the script from the previous hint...]

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