[nos-bbs] interesting - pop mail to read WW area :)

Boudewijn (Bob) Tenty bobtenty at gmail.com
Fri Oct 30 23:01:38 EDT 2020

Yes, Maildir should be advantageous for jnos. Faster and probably safer and less (possible) issues with indexing
with large mail boxes. I use it with my smtp server in Linux.


On 2020-10-29 23:55, M Langelaar wrote:
> My so called WORLD area for bulletins is @ww
> Out of a hunch, decided to put an entry into my /jnos/popusers file :
>   ww:mypassword:
> then setup thunderbird for pop3, leave messages on server, user 'ww'.
> Dirty way to download all the bulletins to thunderbird, a bit slow if you
> have 720 of them, so download headers only, still a bit slow, so maybe
> more the reason for me to rewrite some of that to store each message
> in it's own file then one huge file for all of them - maildir vs mbox ... Not
> the first time I've thought about it, the last time was years ago :(
> Anyways, in case anyone is curious, that actually works if you need
> something, even if it means setting up a separate email account just for
> the one ww 'user' or whatever other bulletin area you're interested in.
> Maiko
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