[CentOS] Archive mail format?

Wed Nov 2 20:54:26 UTC 2011
Ljubomir Ljubojevic <office at plnet.rs>

Vreme: 11/02/2011 09:42 PM, Les Mikesell piše:
> Thanks - I think most of what I'd want to keep is still accessible via
> imap.   What I'm wondering is if there is a general consensus about
> the file format for long term storage that would be most likely to
> permit direct search and access from some future mail reader, possibly
> on some other OS.  I suppose I could make a VM image that I could fire
> up as an imap server again, but that seems kind of cumbersome.

Here is excellent comparison:

If you disregard larger size issue (directory/file-system compression?), 
maildir is better since you have one mail = one file, so direct search 
will work.


Ljubomir Ljubojevic
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