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Re: Getting started reading mail stored in local maildir

From: Andrzej Adam Filip
Subject: Re: Getting started reading mail stored in local maildir
Date: Sat, 14 Feb 2009 19:19:22 +0100

David <> wrote:

> Andrzej Adam Filip <> writes:
>> My ~/Maildir directory is "managed" by dovecot pop/imap.
>> Dovecot uses names starting with dot for "sub folder directories".
>> [e.g. sub folder/sub maildir "Sent" is kept in ~/Maildir/.Sent directory]
>> Gnus "refuses to see" sub directories starting with dot.
> Why don't you use nnimap to access the Dovecot server? It's much faster
> than nnmaildir anyway. Also, nnmaildir manages marks differently from
> the usual maildir standard.

Currently I use IMAP via tcp to localhost to allow using multiple email
clients in parallel on my PC.
I consider switching gnus configuration to IMAP via stdin/stdout.
I want to be *sure* I can use direct maildir access as "fall-back".

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