[notmuch] Potential problem using Git for mail (was: Idea for storing tags)

2010-01-21 Thread Asheesh Laroia
On Fri, 15 Jan 2010, martin f krafft wrote: > also sprach Asheesh Laroia [2010.01.14.2112 +1300]: >> Sure. But the MDA doesn't need to do the commit immediately. Since >> (presumably) we're using Maildir, the MDA on the mail receiving >> server is going to generate filenames that won't cause

Re: [notmuch] Potential problem using Git for mail (was: Idea for storing tags)

2010-01-20 Thread Asheesh Laroia
On Fri, 15 Jan 2010, martin f krafft wrote: also sprach Asheesh Laroia ashe...@asheesh.org [2010.01.14.2112 +1300]: Sure. But the MDA doesn't need to do the commit immediately. Since (presumably) we're using Maildir, the MDA on the mail receiving server is going to generate filenames that

[notmuch] Potential problem using Git for mail (was: Idea for storing tags)

2010-01-15 Thread martin f krafft
also sprach Asheesh Laroia [2010.01.14.2112 +1300]: > Sure. But the MDA doesn't need to do the commit immediately. Since > (presumably) we're using Maildir, the MDA on the mail receiving > server is going to generate filenames that won't cause conflicts. > So it's okay to leave the files

[notmuch] Potential problem using Git for mail (was: Idea for storing tags)

2010-01-14 Thread Asheesh Laroia
On Tue, 12 Jan 2010, martin f krafft wrote: > If the MDA delivers to Git, then potentially, you might get into a > situation where you cannot write your own changes back to the repo. This > is also a DoS scenario: I'll just keep sending you e-mail, and if I > manage to pass your mail filters,

[notmuch] Potential problem using Git for mail (was: Idea for storing tags)

2010-01-13 Thread martin f krafft
also sprach Jameson Rollins [2010.01.13.0838 +1300]: > What about if just the tag information is stored in the > repository, and not the mail itself? In that case only the user > would be pushing into the repo and you wouldn't have to worry > about the DoS scenario. I certainly would like the

[notmuch] Potential problem using Git for mail (was: Idea for storing tags)

2010-01-12 Thread martin f krafft
also sprach Scott Robinson [2010.01.12.1644 +1300]: > Then the whole structure is controlled via git. > Conflict-resolution and sync comes for free. I've just had a good think about this, also because the idea of abandoning IMAP and using Git has been around for a while and I have not really

[notmuch] Potential problem using Git for mail (was: Idea for storing tags)

2010-01-12 Thread Jameson Rollins
On Tue, Jan 12, 2010 at 05:51:53PM +1300, martin f krafft wrote: > If the MDA delivers to Git, then potentially, you might get into > a situation where you cannot write your own changes back to the > repo. This is also a DoS scenario: I'll just keep sending you > e-mail, and if I manage to pass