[Users] Maildir support

Colin Leroy colin at colino.net
Tue Dec 11 16:20:29 CET 2012

On Tue, 11 Dec 2012 16:11:27 +0100, Ricardo Mones <ricardo at mones.org>

> > It says: "it [the Maildir plugin] lacks some important features".
> > Does anybody have a list? IOW what would have to be implemented if
> > I decided to start maintaining the code?  
>   AFAIK nobody of the team uses it (yeah, it's unmaintained for a
> reason ;) so there's no list. IIRC that comment was based on some
> bugs which appeared long ago. In case you want to maintain it (and
> you're welcome to do so!) finding what's missing would be your first
> task :)

It's missing all the fast functions working on lists of mails instead
of single mails (add_msgs, copy_msgs, remove_msgs, remove_all_msg). The
core then has to call single-message functions N times;  It also lacks
scan_required which means folders get rescanned a lot.

It's also missing testing :)

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