[CentOS] Archive mail format?

Thu Nov 3 14:53:23 UTC 2011
Paul Heinlein <heinlein at madboa.com>

On Wed, 2 Nov 2011, John R Pierce wrote:

> On 11/02/11 3:43 PM, Les Mikesell wrote:
>> I understand the file types and contents - but was hoping that by 
>> now there would be a standard file type that didn't have to be 
>> 'imported' to a mail reader's message store before being accessed.
> well that depends on your mail program.  if they use maildir or 
> mbox, then you can just copy/move the appropriate format files into 
> the apps message store and move on.  of course, if the app has any 
> other metadata like indexing and you want to merge your new stuff 
> with some existing old stuff, you have to deal with that too.

I've never used OfflineIMAP, offlineimap.org, but it looks like an 
interesting tool for maintaining a set of Maildir folders.

Paul Heinlein <> heinlein at madboa.com <> http://www.madboa.com/