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Re: fetching mails in batch mode

From: Andrea Russo
Subject: Re: fetching mails in batch mode
Date: Mon, 03 Jul 2006 16:33:56 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Phillip Lord <> writes:

> I was talking about the nnmaildir backend. I don't know about remote
> usage. As I said, I've never actually tried it. But if it can cope
> with concurrency, I presume it's not using locking which is hard to
> get to work, but is just robust. It should work remotely.

Right.  This is also explained in the manual:

,----[ (info "(gnus)Mail Source Specifiers") ]
|           You can also get mails from remote hosts (because maildirs
|           don't suffer from locking problems).

Thanks for your help,

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