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From Vincenzo Gianferrari Pini <vincenzo.gianferrarip...@praxis.it>
Subject Re: 2.3 Beta 2 milestone?
Date Fri, 16 Jun 2006 09:35:14 GMT
Stefano Bagnara wrote:

> I also don't think that the default use of db and file we have now is 
> the best thing.
> We have *dbfile* for inbox and spool repositories.
> We have *file* for default repository destinations (see ToRepository 
> mailet)
> We have *file* for the outgoing spool repository.
> Imho we should move to dbfile everything if we decide to have that as 
> the default.
> I don't like having the main spool as dbfile and outgoing as file.
> My vote is +1 to move everything to file, db or dbfile.
> I don't have a specific preference for one of them.
> I use db only but it has problems with very big file.
> Maybe new users would understand better the file only or db only than 
> dbfile (dbfile is harder to manage at hand)
> Maybe dbfile is the best compromise between performance and stability 
> (maybe we should confirm this using Postage)
My vote is +1 to move everything to file, +0.5 to db, as both are the 
easiest to understand for a novice as you said, suggesting clearly 
somewhere in config.xml that, for production, the best one is dbfile.


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