On Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 07:52:16AM +0100, Bernhard R. Link wrote: > * Adam Borowski <firstname.lastname@example.org> [121127 16:32]: > > So, what's the reason mbox is still the default in Debian? > > Because it works and causes the smallest amount of problems > given all the other changes. Like, locking issues, multiple ways to corrupt mbox files (possibly resulting in loss of all mail in the directory), having to read/write multiple gigabytes at 80 MB/s every operation, etc ... > > Among other gains, data loss because of mboxo would be gone. > > Continuing to call that "data loss" makes it quite hard to take > anything else you say seriously. Continuing to call breaking gpg signatures harmless makes it quite hard to take anything else you say seriously. Especially that multiple solutions (mboxrd, Maildir) exist. Let's give it a test, this mail should be signed: From blahhityblah Fri Jul 8 12:08:34 2011 >From foobarbaz Fri Jul 8 12:08:34 2011 >>From quux Fri Jul 8 12:08:34 2011 If the signature is invalid, your setup is broken. -- How to squander your resources: those silly Swedes have a sauce named "hovmästarsås", the best thing ever to put on cheese, yet they waste it solely on mere salmon.
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