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maildir and mbox

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imkerberos
 
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Post Posted July 7th, 2004, 10:03 pm

I wonder TB can support qmail Maildir format to store the mail. In MS Windows, the antivirus software will delete the mbox file if I receive a virus mail. Thus my whole mail box will be deleted. If TB use maildir format , it can avoid this.

hansen

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Post Posted July 8th, 2004, 2:19 am

a better way would be simply to make incoming messages goto it's own single file until checked by antivirus/spam/filters.

silvers
 
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Post Posted October 8th, 2004, 5:49 am

but i think TB need support the maildir-format!

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