[Dovecot] IMAP vs. POP3
stephane at 22decembre.eu
Thu Apr 28 20:54:37 EEST 2011
On Thursday 28 April 2011 19:31:49 Matt wrote:
> Does IMAP create much additional system load vs. POP3?
in fact imap move the load :
in pop, all classment of mail, spam filtering... is done by your computer (the
in imap, this filtering is done by the server
The question is : where do you want the work to be done ? In the server, just
as the mail arrive, hop, in the correct folder... or on your computer ?
in imap you, of course, have the load of mail files inside the server, whereas
this load is on the client for pop.
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