why an SQL Database?

Caleb Marcus caleb.marcus at gmail.com
Mon Nov 26 21:25:45 UTC 2007

On Mon, 2007-11-26 at 11:23 -0400, Derek Broughton wrote:

> iirc (and it's a long time since I looked into this) that's not
> hard-and-fast.  IMAP has the ability to do that searching on the server, so
> using a dbmail backend with Postgre, full-text searching, and IMAP to
> present the data to KMail or other MUA should be possible.  It _may_
> require mods to the MUA to make it send the correct IMAP commands.
> -- 
> derek

You're right, IMAP does support server-side searches... so there really
should be no problem with search speed in IMAP. It's possible that the
user's IMAP server doesn't support fast searches, and uses some slower
algorithm... I use Gmail, and it's pretty much instant.
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