The type of folder. Possible values are
The name of the folder. If present, the
open method is called with
foldername as the argument.
A hash where the following options may be the keys:
Content-length header is created or updated by
If set, the folder is created if it doesn't already exist.
Autodetects folder type if
create option is set and
AUTODETECT has been set.
Uses .lock-style folder locking with the proper folder interface (currently used only with the mbox interface).
Uses flock-style folder locking with the proper folder interface (currently used only with the mbox interface).
Deals with NFS-style file locking with the proper folder interface and the NFS server in question.
If set, makes updates but doesn't save message labels or the current message indicator. If not set (the default), saves labels and the current message indicator as appropriate for the folder interface.
Overrides the default timeout value. Specified in seconds. Particularly useful for folder interfaces that involve network communications.