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Subject: Re: Recommended app for serving up offlineimap's maildirs?
From: Ng Oon-Ee <ngoonee@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 16 Jul 2009 09:26:31 +0800

On Wed, 2009-07-15 at 19:56 -0400, Per B.Sederberg wrote:
> At Thu, 16 Jul 2009 06:36:15 +0800,
> Ng Oon-Ee wrote:
> > 
> > Anyway, I've been thinking of setting up an IMAP server locally for evo
> > to connect to. The only issue is I'm having trouble weighing the merits
> > and utility of dovecot, courier-imap, and cyrus imap, specifically for
> > serving up offlineimap's maildirs. From what I've read, courier-imap has
> > more 'features', dovecot seems faster with large mailboxes, and cyrus
> > seems the oldest of the bunch. However, this is based on a scattering of
> > information (most of which is pretty old) so I'd like to ask here, what
> > do all of you use to serve up your offlineimap store?
> > 
> > 
> I've been using dovecot quite happily for serving up my gmail, which I
> download into MailDir with offlineimap and then read with wanderlust
> (both literally and figuratively).
> Dovecot was easy to set up (at least on Debian), seems pretty fast, is
> definitely standards compliant, and is actively developed.
> Can't say much for or against the others.
> Hope this helps,
> P

Thank you, the start of your 2nd paragraph is very attractive (what's
there to say, I'm just lazy).

Does anyone else on this ML have something to comment on this matter?

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