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Re: To IMAP or not to IMAP

From: Jesse F. Hughes
Subject: Re: To IMAP or not to IMAP
Date: Fri, 16 Jul 2004 21:08:26 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.090017 (Oort Gnus v0.17) XEmacs/21.4 (Reasonable Discussion, linux)

"Richard Watson" <> writes:

> (Jesse F. Hughes) writes:
>> I have this vague impression that nnml is more flexible and just
>> plain nicer than nnimap, but I'm not sure how or why.
> I'm not really convinced that it is, especially since gnus is one of
> the best imap clients out there.
> However if you wanted to retain nnml couldn't you do something clever
> like use nnml on your Maildir via NFS whilst at home? Then you could
> use nnimap while out and about.

But nnml stores each mail in a different file.  I thought that IMAP
servers didn't do this, right?

Jesse F. Hughes
"[I]t's the damndest thing.  There's something wrong with every last
one of you, and I *never* thought that was a possibility.  But now I
feel it's the only reasonable conclusion." --JSH sees some sorta light

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