Re: make mutt the `standard' mail reader
On Fri, Jan 15, 1999 at 02:49:46PM +0000, Edward Betts wrote:
> does anyone still use elm?
> why don't we make elm optional, and mutt standard.
Because elm is one of those things that should always be there on a
system even marginally related to any unix whereas mutt is something new.
> elm is no longer in development, oh i suppose mutt has only just entered beta,
> shall we wait till it gets to version 1 or 2
> or am i wrong are people still using elm? should we not mess with package
> priorities to much?
People prolly are still using it. Note that mutt is NOT a user friendly
MUA to configure at this time. If that changes mutt will have a good
chance of taking on pine as a user's favorite MUA. => Once I understood
the config files it wasn't hard for me to use them, but when I was first
looking at it, the config files were frustrating.
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