Re: why procmail?
On Sat, 28 Jul 2001, Jeff Maxson wrote:
>relative newbie question: If I use pine (or any other filter-capable
>mail reader) why use procmail to filter the messages? Pine does that on
>its own, if you tell it too...just wondering the benefits....
None now. Filtering in pine is a recent addition, so some of us use
procmail by inertia.
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