[plug] Maildir vs mbox

Craig Ringer craig at postnewspapers.com.au
Wed Apr 14 16:05:12 WST 2004

Another advantage of maildir-like formats over mbox just came to mind.
One of my users has a 400 megabyte MBOX file (local IMAP cache). It
changes every day, so every day it goes onto the incremental backups.
With maildir, only new/altered messages would get backed up.

Craig Ringer

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