Author: Mike Cardwell Date: To: exim-users Subject: Re: [exim] Archiving Email
* on the Fri, Feb 23, 2007 at 10:52:09AM -0500, Joseph wrote:
> What is the preferred format for archived email?
> Archived being just a stored copy for potential legal reasons.
> One can use flat files or maildir etc...
> But since this email does not belong to anyone, I was thinking, how
> would be the best way to go about getting to this stuff in case it was
> With flat files, your friend would be grep. With maildir you would need
> a mail client, which might be ok, unless we are talking hundreds of
> thousands of messages.
You can grep through maildir's just as easily as a mbox formatted
With maildir's you can more efficiently delete archived mail over a
I use maildir.
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