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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.

"There is infinite time.  You are finite.  Zathras is finite.  This is ..
wrong tool."
                               -- Babylon 5

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