On Thu, Sep 11, 2003 at 01:30:38PM -0400, Fraser Campbell wrote:
> On Wednesday 10 September 2003 19:32, Mark Devin wrote:
> > Yes, I have been experimenting with dbmail. I would say the pros and
> > cons are as follows:
> > Pros:
> > 1. Uses mysql or postgresql backend for storing mail (both headers and
> > bodies).
> What is the advantage of the emails being stored within a database versus in
> Maildir or mbox format on the filesystem?
higher system load, greater disk space usage, exposure to the risk of database
corruption, and technology lock-in to a small non-standard set of tools.
what? you don't see those as advantages? how strange...