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Re: is dovecot really better than uw-imapd?



On Mon, Jun 21, 2004 at 09:43:01AM +1000, Marc Lucke wrote:
> Marc Lucke wrote:
> 
> >I'd like to query whether most agree that dovecot is better than 
> >uw-imapd & whether it is going to remain a part of the Fedora/Redhat 
> >projects and is therefore worthwhile sticking with?  I say this 
> >because I am seriously considering going back to uw-imapd.  I think 
> >dovecot is much slower - & without apparent reason - on 2 systems that 
> >I have changed over (one an older machine running FC1 and another a 
> >newer system with FC2) that ran uw-imapd a lot faster.  Also I keep 
> >getting a really irritating "invalid mask" error that I never got with 
> >uw-imapd.
> >
> >I'm doing more research before throwing the bath water out with the baby.
> >
> >I've heard positive stuff on this list about dovecot - has anyone else 
> >had my sort of problems?  Anyone fixed them?
> >
> >Oh - I do access the email via from multiple machines Squirrel-mail, 
> >Thunderbird & sometimes my collegue will also go in & have a look so 
> >simultaneous access is possible.  I know that dovecot is not designed 
> >to share the mailbox (or Linux isn't - whatever) but uw-imapd never 
> >seemed to have a problem.
> >
> >
> >Marc
> >
> >
> Isn't it ironic that after having sent this I upgraded dovecot and 
> restarted it and now it is a lot faster?  Sheesh.  Jury is out now - 
> I'll see what the new version does.
> 
> I answer all my other email on top of the quoted message I am replying 
> to because this seems to be the standard way to do things in the 
> business world.  Indeed I like it because you can read answers straight 
> up without having to scroll.  So why does everyone on this list still 
> append their contirbution?  Anyone know?  I find it a bit annoying.
> 
> 
> Marc
So you can see the postings in the order that they showed up. You
don't get the answer before the question.
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