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Re: nnimap vs. nnmaildir

From: CHENG Gao
Subject: Re: nnimap vs. nnmaildir
Date: Fri, 07 Aug 2009 20:04:14 +0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.1.50 (darwin)

*On Wed, 15 Jul 2009 20:07:03 +0200
* Also sprach Tassilo Horn <>:

> Dan Christensen <> writes:
> Hi Dan,
>> [nnimap or nnmaildir for synching imap]
> I use a local dovecot imap server that synchronizes several imap
> accounts using offlineimap.  From Gnus, I access it via nnimap.  This
> works very reliable for more than a year now.
> Before, I used offlineimap to populate maildirs and accessed those with
> the nnmaildir backend.  But that was very slow for big groups.
> The switch to a local dovecot imap server was quite easy.  To configure
> dovecot for my needs, there's no magic involved.  I can send you my
> configs to get you started.

I plan to use Dovecot as local server, and use nnimap to read mails
instead of nnmaildir (feel slowness in it). Could you please kindly send
your dovecot setting?  You can find my email address in message header.


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