Alternative (raw) message store (i.e. instead of maildir)

2012-08-11 Thread Ciprian Dorin Craciun
Hello all! My question -- rather a curiosity -- is if one could easily implement an alternative message store instead of maildir. (I actually have in mind a KV store like BerkeleyDB, or even a database like CouchDB...) (I'm not also implying the same for the index, which I'm aware is

Re: Alternative (raw) message store (i.e. instead of maildir)

2012-08-11 Thread Vladimir Marek
Hi, I have objections against maildir too, but I tried to tackle it from different perspective. Store the maildir in zip file and use fuse-zip to manage it. It works sort of but it has two major disadvantages: - fuse zip stores all changes in memory until unmounted - fuse zip (and libzip for

Re: Alternative (raw) message store (i.e. instead of maildir)

2012-08-11 Thread Ciprian Dorin Craciun
On Sat, Aug 11, 2012 at 12:46 PM, Vladimir Marek vladimir.ma...@oracle.com wrote: Hi, I have objections against maildir too, Just for the record I have nothing against maildir (or at least when compared to mbox format). On the contrary I find it quite easy to fiddle with... My problem

Re: Alternative (raw) message store (i.e. instead of maildir)

2012-08-11 Thread mek
How about implementing MIX[1] (and yes, i am totally ignorant about the format, i just know of it, and have heard some praise). [1] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MIX_(Email) -- m...@pels.in (sorry about top posting, the mailclient on nokia n9 truly sucks.)On 2012-08-11 09:35 Ciprian Dorin

Re: Alternative (raw) message store (i.e. instead of maildir)

2012-08-11 Thread David Bremner
Ciprian Dorin Craciun ciprian.crac...@gmail.com writes: My question -- rather a curiosity -- is if one could easily implement an alternative message store instead of maildir. (I actuall y have in mind a KV store like BerkeleyDB, or even a database like CouchDB...) See

Re: Alternative (raw) message store (i.e. instead of maildir)

2012-08-11 Thread Jameson Graef Rollins
On Sat, Aug 11 2012, Ciprian Dorin Craciun ciprian.crac...@gmail.com wrote: My problem with it is that it doesn't scale... And I don't mean this in a theoretical sense, I mean it in the concrete one: I have about 661k emails... And a single `notmuch sync` takes a few tens of seconds...

[announce] Bower 0.4

2012-08-11 Thread Peter Wang
Hi, Bower is yet another curses frontend for the Notmuch email system. I wrote it for me, but you might like it, too. https://github.com/wangp/bower Bower 0.4 (2012-08-12) == This release requires notmuch 0.13 for addressbook completion. * Asynchronous tagging and

Alternative (raw) message store (i.e. instead of maildir)

2012-08-11 Thread Ciprian Dorin Craciun
Hello all! My question -- rather a curiosity -- is if one could easily implement an alternative message store instead of maildir. (I actually have in mind a KV store like BerkeleyDB, or even a database like CouchDB...) (I'm not also implying the same for the index, which I'm aware is

Alternative (raw) message store (i.e. instead of maildir)

2012-08-11 Thread Vladimir Marek
Hi, I have objections against maildir too, but I tried to tackle it from different perspective. Store the maildir in zip file and use fuse-zip to manage it. It works sort of but it has two major disadvantages: - fuse zip stores all changes in memory until unmounted - fuse zip (and libzip for

Alternative (raw) message store (i.e. instead of maildir)

2012-08-11 Thread Ciprian Dorin Craciun
On Sat, Aug 11, 2012 at 12:46 PM, Vladimir Marek wrote: > Hi, > > I have objections against maildir too, Just for the record I have nothing against maildir (or at least when compared to mbox format). On the contrary I find it quite easy to fiddle with... My problem with it is that it

Alternative (raw) message store (i.e. instead of maildir)

2012-08-11 Thread m...@pels.in
How about implementing MIX[1] (and yes, i am totally ignorant about the format, i just know of it, and have heard some praise). [1] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MIX_(Email) -- mek at pels.in (sorry about top posting, the mailclient on nokia n9 truly sucks.)On 2012-08-11 09:35 Ciprian Dorin

Alternative (raw) message store (i.e. instead of maildir)

2012-08-11 Thread David Bremner
Ciprian Dorin Craciun writes: > My question -- rather a curiosity -- is if one could easily > implement an alternative message store instead of maildir. (I actuall y > have in mind a KV store like BerkeleyDB, or even a database like > CouchDB...) See

Alternative (raw) message store (i.e. instead of maildir)

2012-08-11 Thread Jameson Graef Rollins
n of notmuch are you using? What version of xapian? jamie. -- next part -- A non-text attachment was scrubbed... Name: not available Type: application/pgp-signature Size: 835 bytes Desc: not available URL: <http://notmuchmail.org/pipermail/notmuch/attachments/20