[Dovecot] Dovecot vs. Courier-Imap

Kimura Fuyuki fuyuki at hadaly.org
Sun May 16 03:13:08 EEST 2004

At Sun, 16 May 2004 00:58:27 +0200,
Marten Lehmann <lehmann at cnm.de> wrote:
> I've heard of both and I already tested and installed both, but I'm not 
> sure which one is better, since both just seem to work and I can't see a 
> difference, except from the point how it's set up and configured. Where 
> are the drawbacks of each one, where are the benefits? I also tested 
> cyrus before, but cyrus is not working well with maildirs. I'm not that 
> into detail of both projects, maybe you can explain a bit. Thanks in 
> advance for every answer!

I believe Dovecot is much faster than Courier. Dovecot's index caching
is very smart and works well even on huge mailboxes.

-- fuyuki

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