access mbx files?

David Isaac aisaac0 at
Mon Mar 27 16:45:31 CEST 2006

Donn Cave, donn at
> I suppose it isn't supported by the mailbox module basically because
> it isn't all that commonly encountered.  It may be more common on mail
> servers, but there it's email net protocol data, POP or IMAP.  If
> Mahogany has been using this format for `local' folders (i.e., via
> filesystem), I think that may have been kind of poor judgement on the
> part of its developers.

I cannot judge that, although I think I recall the choice was made
for reasons of speed.  What do you see as the downsides?
Just that it is uncommon (and thus questions like my original
questions arise)?

Alan Isaac

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