Bug#109171: Use Maildir format by default
On Aug 19, Miquel van Smoorenburg <email@example.com> wrote:
>>(it usually is not, and it definitely is not for
>>tipical POP servers).
>Still, deleting messages from a mbox-style mailbox means copying
>the entire mailbox usually at least twice. That can cause a heavy
A tipical POP user downloads and deletes all messages every time.
>load on your mailserver. Also it is nessecary to scan the entire
>mbox at startup - readdir() is usually faster (if you skip the stat())
In my experience mutt is faster using mbox than maildir on my 300-500 KB