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Re: To mbox or not, that is the question! (fwd)

On Tue, Apr 27, 2004 at 09:53:05AM +0200, Richard Lyons wrote:

> Surely maildir also uses massively more disk space?  All those thousands 
> of small files.  Or am I misunderstanding something?

Maildir does use considerably more space. However, from rough
experimentation and experience, compressed Maildirs are within a few
kilobytes of the size of the same mails in a compressed mbox.

Jon Dowland

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