Wich POP3 server

Arto arto.saraniva at artio.net
Wed Apr 18 08:29:28 IST 2007

Res wrote:
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> On Tue, 17 Apr 2007, Claude Gagn� wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I'm currently searching for a good POP3. I heard that dovecot is 
>> pretty good.
>> What do you think ?
> Dovecot is OK, its pretty fast, but buggy, it had 31 or so release 
> candicates before 1.0, and a bug was found the same day it was released
> (under a week ago), it reminds me of gaim, and how holey that is, the 
> only difference is, on dedicated sendmail boxes I will use Dovecot (and 
> never touch gaim despite its recent name change to try avoid the 
> stigma), as we use squirrelmail and its nice features, if you dont need 
> imap, try popa3d, very small, very fast.

I have to disagree. I have followed the development of dovecot and I 
must say Timo's principles to implement it are really demanding. The 
amount of release candidates does not tell the truth. Already the first 
of them were used in demanding production.


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