Strategy for supporting large message folders (& maildir)

Kent James kent at
Tue Apr 29 20:54:59 UTC 2014

We accepted a GSOC project this summer to work on maildir tests (with me 
as mentor) so there will be a maildir push this summer. This would be a 
good time to be filing and/or confirming maildir bugs.


On 4/29/2014 9:55 AM, Maurice wrote:
> On Thursday 17 Jan 2013 15:50:20 I wrote:
>> On 2013-01-17 at 14:37 you said:
>>> We are talking about maildir-like. It's already available in the
>>> product  if you switch the proper pref.
>>   I'm aware of that, Ludovic, having been following the TBird 'maildir'
>> progress, so I am also aware of some shortcomings and malfunctions that
>> Matt touched on ("...put our efforts instead to finishing the remaining
>> issues in maildir support."), and just wanted to offer some
>> encouragement.
> Since then I've seen nothing in this mailing list about improvements to
> maildir handling.
>    Have I somehow missed some important announcement, or is it still on some
> back burner?
> A would still be very happy to spend time checking out any maildir
> enhancements now incorporated.

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