[svlug] mail client

Erik Steffl steffl at bigfoot.com
Tue May 28 18:02:00 PDT 2002


Drew Bertola wrote:
> 
> On Tue, May 28, 2002 at 10:29:27AM -0700, William R Ward wrote:
> > The VM mail client under Emacs has this ability.  Just press "e" to
> > edit the current message and C-c C-c to save changes.
> 
> The best move I ever made was to switch from vm-emacs to mutt.  It was
> easy, painless, and very rewarding.  No more screwed up mbox files.
> Besides, vm doesn't work (or didn't at the time) with emacs >= 20.0.
> 
> The other cool thing about transitioning is that you can use vm while
> you're getting used to mutt.
> 
> One features I really like that mutt does better than vm is MULTIPLE
> INSTANCES!!!  They're no problem in mutt.  vm disintigrates w/ data
> loss if you try to do that.
> 
> But I will say that I was a devotee of vm for a few years.

  IMAP. all MUAs should use IMAP. no srewing around in filesystem
allowed.

	erik



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