[Dovecot] what is the current state

Mark E. Mallett mem at mv.mv.com
Mon Sep 8 20:44:52 EEST 2003

On Mon, Sep 08, 2003 at 01:35:46PM -0400, Eric S. Johansson wrote:
> Timo Sirainen wrote:
> >On Mon, Sep 08, 2003 at 12:54:26PM -0400, Eric S. Johansson wrote:
> >
> >I think your problems were mostly due to general mbox slowness :) mbox
> >support also isn't really working in CVS now. I'd have to figure out some
> >nice algorithm how to quickly write changes to mbox.
> :-) crush dreams why don't you?
> seriously, on mbox, the best thing we can do is to provide minimal 
> support (i.e. reliable and it works no worse than uw) and make maildir 
> transition as trivial as possible (i.e. switch mbox to maildir on first 
> write).

I would not consider that to be the best thing.  I'm not interested
in having our mboxes converted automatically to maildirs.  We have
systems where each is used, and enviromnents where both are used,
by choice.


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