Incredible!!! HUGE speed improvement

Tim Rand tim at
Mon Jan 26 14:49:40 GMT 1998

On 1/22/98, "Eloy A. Paris" <eparis at> wrote:
 >My conclussion is that is a lot ^^^^^^ to access a share through an
 >network drive than using its UNC path. I guess this is because
 >Windows 95 has to do a lot more work with the UNC path than with a
 >drive letter.

Eudora does a large number of file open and closes in processing messages.  I suspect that the speed issue has to do with overhead of looking up the machine on every open when you use the UNC path.  The extra lookups would slow down every UNC open by a large margin.

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people with access to the most sophisticated technology in the world, who 
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