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Re: To IMAP or not to IMAP


From: David Magda
Subject: Re: To IMAP or not to IMAP
Date: 16 Jul 2004 18:18:47 -0400
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address@hidden (Jesse F. Hughes) writes:

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

It depends on the back-end store of the server. UW-IMAP uses mbox,
while other servers use Maildir or their own storage format.

-- 
David Magda <dmagda at ee.ryerson.ca>, http://www.magda.ca/
Because the innovator has for enemies all those who have done well under
the old conditions, and lukewarm defenders in those who may do well 
under the new. -- Niccolo Machiavelli, _The Prince_, Chapter VI


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