Re: [Evolution-hackers] Moving from the single mbox file format for the local folders

On Wed, Dec 16, 2009 at 7:05 PM, Patrick Ohly <patrick ohly gmx de> wrote:
> On Wed, 2009-12-16 at 18:55 +0530, Srinivasa Ragavan wrote:
>> Maildir is good, none denies it. But maildir is already there, but not
>> sure how many use it.
> I do, and I know several other people who do. The question how to enable
> maildir for an account is a question that comes up often on the users
> mailing list, so the demand exists. If not that many people actually is
> it, that's probably because switching to it requires quite a bit of
> fiddling.
>> I remember multiple problems, some subdirs,
>> windows support etc. Milan did an analysis, some time back, dont
>> remember that very well tbh.
> Deciding to move away from mbox as the default format would be the
> perfect opportunity to address these problems and make more users happy:
> those who already use maildir and those who can start to use it and then
> benefit from its advantages.

I really like the above statement honestly ;-). Fix up or (Re)Invent?
Its the choice that needs to be made with the options and conditions
at the current scenario. I would like to summarize like that.


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