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Re: db or similar store, anyone?


From: Kai Grossjohann
Subject: Re: db or similar store, anyone?
Date: Mon, 28 Jun 2004 13:20:09 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110003 (No Gnus v0.3) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Christopher Biggs <address@hidden> writes:

> Surely once you talk about implementing an NNTP-like protocol for
> communicating with a storage backend in a separate process, you have
> just reinvented IMAP?

Well, nndb was created before Gnus spoke IMAP.

Also, NNTP is a simpler protocol than IMAP.  That has advantages and
disadvantages.

Kai


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