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Import mailboxes from Thunderbird into
Authored by: jmontana on Apr 05, '05 01:02:01PM

Except that it usually doesn't. And if it does find them, you will note that a significant percentage of your email did not get imported. The times I tried to do this, there were hundreds of emails that didn't get imported.

That's why I had to use the cleanmbox script mentioned earlier. After cleaning them, you end up with a bunch of ".cleaned" mailboxes which *do* import properly.

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Import mailboxes from Thunderbird into
Authored by: vocaro on Apr 05, '05 04:59:40PM

Yes, I'm aware of the cleanmbox script. I'm the author. :)

My comment was regarding this particular hint, however, which suggests renaming mbox files and selecting "Other" as the import option. I am questioning whether these steps are truly necessary. Applying my script and choosing "Netscape/Mozilla" as the import option should be all that is needed.

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