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IMAP Black box?

IMAP Black box?

Posted Jun 17, 2004 15:24 UTC (Thu) by rfunk (subscriber, #4054)
In reply to: IMAP by corbet
Parent article: The Grumpy Editor's guide to mail clients: introduction

Most of the IMAP servers I'm familiar with use one of the standard mailbox formats. (Cyrus is the major exception. And if I remember correctly its format is fairly MH-ish.)

In fact, many of the better ones seem to be maildir-compatible these days.

Again, check out my recent writeup on mailbox formats.

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IMAP Black box?

Posted Jun 17, 2004 21:10 UTC (Thu) by lakeland (subscriber, #1157) [Link]

Right, the four IMAP servers I've used have all worked with Maildir (for
three of them it was the default). I've come back to using courier now,
it just seemed the others needed manual restarting every so often -- say
once a month while courier just keeps on ticking...

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