kicking the maildir usability can up the street

Mark Banner mbanner at mozilla.com
Wed Jan 9 20:23:59 UTC 2013


On 07/01/2013 19:36, Ludovic Hirlimann wrote:
> On 1/7/13 6:57 PM, Ben Bucksch wrote:
>> On 02.01.2013 08:47, Ludovic Hirlimann wrote:
>>> Nope - we miss one very big and important feature in the list of bug 
>>> below : Migrating current users from mbox to maildir-lite
>>
>> I'd figure that you'd want to first ship it as non-default, allow 
>> users to switch manually, and get some feedback from real-world users 
>> and problems, and only some later releases migrate all users. 
>> Migrating everybody right away seems to dangerous to me, for 
>> something as fundamental as this.
> Well we are already shipping this - people can flip the pref and have 
> the support. It's been a year now. We caught a bit more of issues back 
> in March and they got fixed.
Not all of them have been fixed, I believe there are some that still can 
affect normal maildir use (in particular, one that had landed and then 
got backed out).

MArk.

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