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Re: Pine's legal notices; free Pine alternatives?

On Sun, Nov 10, 2002 at 04:29:38PM -0600, Steve Langasek wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 10, 2002 at 02:34:29PM -0500, Daniel Burrows wrote:
> > On Sun, Nov 10, 2002 at 01:22:36PM -0600, Steve Langasek <vorlon@netexpress.net> was heard to say:
> > > You're aware that mutt's keybindings and default behavior are heavily
> > > configurable?  At one time, there was a pine-like muttrc file that
> > > someone was distributing.
> >   It's packages with mutt, as /usr/share/doc/mutt/examples/Pine.rc .
> See?  Makes it even easier for someone to create 'pine-mutt'. :)  Any
> takers?

I had to tweak that rc quite a bit before I found Mutt even a vaguely
passable Pine replacement. While I managed to get a mutt/emacs config
close enough to ween _myself_ off of Pine, I'm still not happy with it
and I wouldn't dream of suggesting Mutt to the 50-100 users I have who
still use Pine.

>From a usability standpoint, Mutt is about the worst thing going.

 "Love the dolphins," she advised him. "Write by W.A.S.T.E.." 

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