[Mailman-Developers] Braindump on new archiver

Dale Newfield Dale Newfield <Dale@Newfield.org>
Sat, 16 Jun 2001 13:34:02 -0400 (EDT)

On Sat, 16 Jun 2001, Thomas Wouters wrote:
> Maildir works by making every message a file on its own. A mailbox is
> a directory with three subdirectories, 'cur', 'new' and 'tmp'.
> Messages in 'new' are unread, messages in 'cur' are read, and messages
> in 'tmp' are in transit.

What about file system limitations to the maximum number of files in a

I've not been a student at CMU for a long time, now, but while their mail
system also does a file per message it is on a special FS--AFS.