suggestion need to design an email system.

Wesley Craig wes at
Wed Sep 17 21:13:51 EDT 2008

On 17 Sep 2008, at 11:40, Jens Hoffrichter wrote:
> Why does cyrus need it's own
> structure for the mailboxes, which is similar, but not wholly
> compatible, to maildir. Maildir and cyrus both suffer from the same
> disadvantages (huge needs in terms of inodes etc.), yet I see no
> distinctive advantage for the cyrus mailbox format to maildir.

Performance.  I could go on & on, but that's the answer, basically.


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