On Wed, Dec 16, 2009 at 5:03 PM, Ross Burton <r...@burtonini.com> wrote: > On Wed, 2009-12-16 at 16:54 +0530, Srinivasa Ragavan wrote: >> > I definitely won't switch away from maildir as my format of choice >> > because it integrates nicely with offlineimap. >> >> Sure, I think users should have that freedom. Camel's local folder >> implementation has that built in. This new approach should be the >> default for new users, and as option for users to migrate to it for >> existing users. If users willingly stay with maildir or >> 1mbox-per-folder that should also be there. > > I don't really see the point of inventing a new file-per-message format > when maildir already exists, is already implemented in evolution (albeit > buggily), and is a very popular format. NIH seems a bit pointless > really.
Really, we aren't inventing a new format. Its mbox, but organized a bit differently, like how some providers store, (Exchange, GW, (IMAP4 ?) store. Btw, just don't remember well, but Milan did a research of the same, moving from mbox to maildir. Milan do you remember the points to consider? It will be helpful -Srini _______________________________________________ Evolution-hackers mailing list Evolutionemail@example.com http://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/evolution-hackers