ms Exchange alternative (Dovecot)

Pete French pete at twisted.org.uk
Thu Jan 29 11:10:18 GMT 2004


> Dovecot uses standard maildir format for storing email, I read email by
> a combination of mutt against the local maildirs and dovecot via imap
> and imap knows when to rebuild indexes (it has to for when mail arrives
> anyway :)

So will it leave mail in /var/mail/pete and also allow access to ~/mbox without
shufflingbetween the two all the time (one of the more irritating features
of uw-imapd!). I might just have to switch if so... (hopefully not loosing
all the girlfriends email in the process).

-bat.




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