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Re: GNU Mailutils package

Bonjour M. Edward Betts

> On debian-devel, Alain Magloire <alainm@rcsm.ece.mcgill.ca> wrote:
> > Bonjour
> >=20
> > I will be trying to put together a GNU mailutils package.  A collection
> > of usefull programs related to mail, no MDA(Mail Delivery Agent).
> > RMS strongly recommend that I seek out for advice and opinions
> > from debian.  If you have any strong opinions or would like
> > to contribute/help/flame etc .. please let me know.
> Here are a couple of mail programs in Debian that might interest you. I do =
> not
> know the licences for them but I can confirm, that since they are in main,
> they all pass the requirements to be `Open Source (tm)'.
> bulkmail - Speed up delivery of e-mail to large numbers of recipients.
> compface - Compress/decompress images for mailheaders, user tools
> grepmail - search mailboxes for mail matching an expression
> imap - remote mail folder access server for Pine and others
> junkfilter - A junk-email filtering program for procmail
> lbdb - The little brother's database for the mutt mail reader
> mailagent - An automatic mail-processing tool
> mailcheck - Check multiple mailboxes/maildirs for mail
> mailleds - It show new mails with the keyboard-leds
> metamail - An implementation of MIME.
> mhonarc - Mail to HTML converter
> mime-construct - construct/send MIME messages from the command line
> mimedecode - Decodes transfer encoded text type mime messages.
> mpack - Tools for encoding/decoding MIME messages.
> signify - Automatic, semi-random ".signature" rotator/generator
> sigrot - Signature file rotation program.
> sortmail - a simple mail sorter
> spamdb - Fully automated building and maintaining of a Blacklist
> spamfilter - Filter spam from incoming mail
> splitdigest - A program that splits mail-digests.
> truc - transfer big files through e-mail

Many thanks for the suggestions, I'll take a closer look at them
during the summer.  Do you feel there is one that should be a must
for GNU mailutils package ?

au revoir, alain
Aussi haut que l'on soit assis, on est toujours assis que sur son cul !!!

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