[Alpine-info] bug reports
MRC at Washington.EDU
Tue May 6 14:14:46 PDT 2008
On Tue, 6 May 2008, Matt Ackeret wrote:
> On Mon, 5 May 2008, Mark Crispin wrote:
>> This is due to the addition of UIDPLUS support. We took a great deal of heat
>> over the years for not supporting UIDPLUS; and a large reason was because we
>> knew that it would cause performance problems with saving in traditional UNIX
>> mailbox format.
> Is this something that might deserve an advanced toggle (to turn it off)?
It might be, but isn't going to happen. The code in question was
rewritten for UIDPLUS. There isn't anything simple that can be turned
If someone wants to uphold the banner of traditional UNIX format and its
right to live against the entire IMAP developer community, please be my
guest. I held off for a decade and finally had to throw in the towel.
-- Mark --
Science does not emerge from voting, party politics, or public debate.
Si vis pacem, para bellum.
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