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Re: Dovecot

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...


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