[Dovecot] v1.1.rc8 released

Kenneth Porter shiva at sewingwitch.com
Tue Jun 3 21:15:21 EEST 2008

--On Tuesday, June 03, 2008 3:49 PM +0300 Timo Sirainen <tss at iki.fi> wrote:

> dbox is half-designed to support this. It supports arbitrary metadata
> (unlike maildir) and I've already written 3 lines of code to get this
> implemented ;)
> 	/* Pointer to external message data. Format is:
> 	   1*(<start offset> <byte count> <ref>) */
> There's no code to actually read/write such metadata though. Also I'm
> not exactly sure what the <ref> is. Maybe just a filename used to store
> the data.

LOL, so I'm not the only one who designs like that. I think of it like 
sculpting: Throw some clay on the table and then scrape away anything 
that's not part of my objective. It's the right-brain side of programming. 
(And the hardest part.)

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