OT: IMAP and POP3
campbell at cnpapers.com
Mon Feb 20 20:18:59 GMT 2006
----- Original Message -----
From: "Drew Marshall" <drew at themarshalls.co.uk>
To: "MailScanner discussion" <mailscanner at lists.mailscanner.info>
Sent: Saturday, February 18, 2006 7:47 AM
Subject: Re: OT: IMAP and POP3
> On 18 Feb 2006, at 11:10, Glenn Steen wrote:
>>> Have you considered using the Maildir format (with maybe courier- imap)
>>> over mbox?? i have never seen any corruption to date (slowness yes,
>>> corruption no.. but thats more of a filesystem debate)
>>> - dhawal
>> Courier is an excellent suggestion, since you get less chance of
>> "complete corruption", but also because it supports "soft" quotas.
>> Dovecot will have these things too, but.... It's been a long while
>> where they've promised soft (or ndeed working soft or hard) quotas, so
>> ... go with what works.
>> Courier imap also incorporates a good popd that work with Maildir...
>> Just a bonus (noted the SBS (Skit Bakom Spakarna ... loosely
>> translated to Sh*t Behind the Stick/Steeringwheel) problems that might
> And indeed will do shared folders, auto removal of 'old' mail (Use that a
> lot for people who can never throw anything away :-) Deleted items are
> just that, as I tell my users. You get 7 days to change your mind!) ,
> authenticate using LDAP, MySQL, amongst others and will even sort of
The Dovecot website says shared folders aren't supported (although this
doesn't mean it won't work with shared folders). Are there any tricks to
making this happen? I think I saw where RedHat (actually Tao) has the RPMs
on their distro, so it must be a direct replacement for their prior POP/IMAP
> In short, it's got most of the toys.
> I quite like it ;-)
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