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Re: [Nmh-workers] MH + IMAP? (was Large MH directories

From: Ken Hornstein
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] MH + IMAP? (was Large MH directories
Date: Sun, 15 Oct 2017 20:16:54 -0400

>Given all this it makes sense to me to start with the model of
>of a separate daemon. I think interfacing nmh commands with mhd
>will be much simpler than interfacing with a remote imap server.

Personally, I am not convinced this is true.  But, please don't let my
concerns stop you!  Really, I think at this point any IMAP is better
than no IMAP.  The only thing I ask is that you please use the "netsec"
layer for IMAP network communication; I did all of the hard work of
doing the right security stuff in there, and I'd hate to see that work

>Yes. Any command that can add/delete/move folders and messsages
>will have to talk to mhd. But pick, show, scan don't need to.`

I ... do not believe that is true.  Or I am not understanding your

>At a minimum I want inc working!

I've thought about this carefully, and I believe that in an IMAP world
you would not use "inc".  Or at least you wouldn't use it very often
in the normal case.  You might be thinking of "refile".


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