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Re: Maildir vs. mailbox

I think these two link will help you:

Perhaps you should do some benachmarking on your machines to compare
mbox with maildir under your configuration - if you've got the resources.

Tomàs Núñez Lirola <tomas@asertel.es> wrote on Wed, 28 May 2003 12:49:03 +0200:
> Looking docs, I've decided to move mail server from sendmail+qpop to 
> postfix+courier. And now I wonder if I should move to maildir format or stay 
> mbox format. I've found a lot of scripts to convert (mb2md-2 looks pretty 
> well), but I've not found any site explaining why should I move to maildir.
> I suppose it's easier to open a mail in a maildir than do the same on a mbox 
> (If the mbox is <20MB, qpop takes 80% of CPU for a while fetching it), but I 
> do not know advantages/inconvenients. 
> Any comments about this? Any site with comments about this?

Mit freundlichen Gruessen / Best regards
Dominik Schulz

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