[Dovecot] Replication via sneakernet
kremels at kreme.com
Sat Dec 7 15:34:47 EET 2013
On 06 Dec 2013, at 21:09 , David Bishop <dovecot at dpe.lusars.net> wrote:
> If I do this with UUCP, every station is going to
> have its own copy of each message, but not copies of read flags (and no way
> of conveying that a message has been read, or, more importantly, deleted,
> which becomes a problem when some mail recipients never go all the way to
> the end of the line).
Worse than that, if you are using something sensible like Maildir, you will end up with multiple copies of the same email. You might have the original, the read one, the forwarded one, the replied to one (since maildir uses the filename for metadata flags).
Humans are always slightly lost. It's a basic characteristic. It
explains a lot about them.
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