Fwd: Protection mail at rest

Nate Lawson nate at root.org
Tue Jun 3 11:34:49 EDT 2008

Greg Black wrote:
> On 2008-06-02, Adam Aviv wrote:
>> I recently implemented SSARES directly in python and also added
>> parallelism to the searching. We can now search the a large inbox
>> (1000+) messages in about 2-4 minutes.
> Not to rain on your parade, but 1,000 messages is *not* a large inbox
> and 2 to 4 minutes is a very long time to wait.  You'd need to make this
> two orders of magnitude faster before it would have a hope of being
> interesting.  (And for me, it would have to be at least four orders of
> magnitude faster before I could consider it to be useful.)

Thunderbird, at least, downloads imap mail locally for searching.  So 
all I need is the automatic public key encryption on the server side (no 
searching).  Is there such an application already?


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