wade at wadesmart.com
Sun Jun 25 19:24:01 UTC 2006
06252006 1421 GMT-6
My largest file under ./mozilla-thunderbird is 173.2 MB
That 50,000 is the number of email messages in one folder.
Im using Gnome. I tried Evolution but just couldnt get the
hang of it - and it wasnt as easy as Thunderbird.
Scott Kitterman wrote:
>On Sun, 25 Jun 2006 13:58:29 -0500 Wade Smart <wade at wadesmart.com> wrote:
>>06252006 1356 GMT-6
>>I waited 8 hours.
>>But its not just the slowness. Its the not being able to move
>>emails from folders until I click on another folder.
>>Or that the folders themselves display the incorrect number
>>of emails until I click on another folder and then click back.
>>My largest folder 50,000+.
>50,000 what? if it's 50,000 messages, that is a LOT. I think you are
>stretching Thunderbird and the mbox file format beyond what it was designed
>If you really need 50,000 messages, then you might want to consider another
>mail program, particularly one that usese the maildir format (it's one
>message per file) as that scales better. I use Kmail and maildir and it
>handles my 15 - 20,000 message store with no problem.
>If it's 50,000K, that's still a lot. See above.
>If it's 50,000 bytes, then it's something else.
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