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Re: Gnus does not see new mail in Maildirs


From: Emanuel Berg
Subject: Re: Gnus does not see new mail in Maildirs
Date: Sat, 30 Nov 2013 01:35:40 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.4 (gnu/linux)

"William G. Gardella" <address@hidden> writes:

> The main difference between Maildir and MH-style
> one-message-per-file formats like nnml is that
> Maildir is designed to handle concurrent
> manipulations by multiple clients or mail
> transport/mail delivery agents at the same time.
> Rather than Gnus handling final local mail delivery
> to the folders where you're keeping the mail, it's
> possible for system daemons to take care of that and
> have Gnus (and other Maildir-compatible MUAs, mail
> indexing utilities, etc.) just sit back and watch. :)

So it is a less interactive system and you use Gnus
strictly as an interface. Perhaps that is something
that is (more) beneficial at the server level and/or if
you manage huge amounts of mails, as in listbots and
the like?

-- 
Emanuel Berg, programmer-for-rent. CV, projects, etc at uXu
underground experts united:  http://user.it.uu.se/~embe8573


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