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Re: RFC: Making mail-transport-agent Priority: optional

>>>>> Michelle Konzack <linux4michelle@tamay-dogan.net> writes:
>>>>> Am 2011-10-13 12:13:56, hacktest Du folgendes herunter:

 >> The user will not be notified even if the daemons send a mail to
 >> them.  I don't think any of the desktops GUIs that we ship know
 >> anything about the local mail queue unless explicitly configured in
 >> an MUA, nor do they notify the user when there is new mail.

 > I was using long time ago (8-10 years) a grafical MUA, which was
 > accessing ~/mail or /var/mail/<user>. Since I use mutt, it is very
 > good, that mutt use by default ~/mail and the standard spool.

 > Maybe all MUAs in Debian should be configued by the Package
 > Maintainers, to support ~/mail by default or /var/mail/<user> by
 > default?

	I'd second on that.

	However, I should note that the Unix mbox format is quite
	obsolete by now, so I'd vote for the MUA's to support Maildir
	(~/Maildir/) at the least (and as the default), with Unix mbox
	(/var/mail/, ~/mail) possibly left as an option.

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