Wich POP3 server

Ken A ka at pacific.net
Wed Apr 18 00:25:31 IST 2007

Scott Silva wrote:
> Sergio Rabellino spake the following on 4/17/2007 3:50 PM:
>> I'm using Washington University (WU) server POP/IMAP without serious
>> troubles since '98.
>> I don't know which OS you have on your system, as this application is
>> unix-oriented.
> wuimap is getting some bad press when it comes to large mbox files. It seems
> to index them in memory, and can bring a server to its knees if you don't
> limit mail storage quotas.
> That is one reason that some of the major distros went with dovecot.

qpopper is solid also, but doesn't use indexes at all, so it's quite a 
bit slower than dovecot or wu pop3d.

Ken Anderson

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