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Scribbling feverishly on April 15, H. Peter Anvin managed to emit:

[schnip]

> The point was mostly that storing mail in a (basically) unstructured
> flat-file format isn't really consistent with the operations you want to
> perform on it. I didn't mean the directory/file format was necessarily
> the ultimate solution, only that (a) it works better than mbox, (b) it's
> been around for a long time.

[nod]

I suppose it made sense back when we made our 1s and 0s by hand, but
whoever (would dare) take credit for "designing" the UNIX mbox "format"
needs a remedial course if file format design.

K
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