From: Nick Hilliard (nick at domain iol.ie)
Date: Tue 24 Aug 1999 - 10:55:21 IST
> i hunted down the posts yesterday and they seemed very wise. i truly think
> propreitary file formats that drive people nuts are caused by people with
> "good ideas" on how to "fix things." mbox is everywhere. it's not perfect,
> but it's workable.
Not when you're running it over NFS. Apart from structured database
systems, the only NFS-safe mailbox format around is Maildir. Even mh is not
100% reliable in all cases (although it's much better than mbox).
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