[Gllug] email readers

Nix nix at esperi.org.uk
Tue Sep 23 22:52:44 UTC 2008

On 21 Sep 2008, Rich Walker said:

> nix at esperi.org.uk wrote:
>> Or gnus, which has a sort of mh-with-news-overview format called
>> nnml, eliminating one of mh's performance problems (and introducing
>> a whole *new* set of performance problems).
>> (It does scale well. I have folders with hundreds of thousands of
>> items in them, and they're just as fast as folders with fifty.)
> Just as *slow*, I think you mean :-)

Well, yeah, a whole new set of performance problems. :)

> Gnus. I use it because I need a mail/newsreader in Emacs, not because I
> like it....

I'd love it if it were faster. (But half of that is my machine thrashing
because I last upgraded it in 2001...)

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