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Re: Linux Mail Client (was: Re: Web browsers for Linux (was: Re: Netscape Bus Error))

Steve Lamb <grey@dmiyu.org> wrote on 21/08/2000 (17:59) :
>     Hate to tell you but fetchmail is not more elegant.  In fact, I find it
> quite archaic.  I don't know about you, but there is something about pulling 2
> accounts worth of mail, dumping them into a single local account and then have
> to filter it all out /and/ have to tell the mail client to use x account in y
> situation but not z that is quite inelegant.

I think it is you that has done something wrong in the setup. I have
setup fetchmail on a machine to fetch mail for both users of that
machine from the ISP. One of the users even got a different username on
the local machine. No need to do filtering etc as you suggest.

Preben Randhol - Ph. D student - http://www.pvv.org/~randhol/
"Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent", Isaac Asimov

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