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Re: list etiquette

on Mon, Oct 01, 2001 at 11:23:03AM +0100, Alex Hunsley (lardBLOCK@tardis.ed.ac.uk) wrote:
> "Karsten M. Self" wrote:
> > 
> > on Sun, Sep 30, 2001 at 09:51:04PM +0100, Alex Hunsley (seeSigForAddress@privacy.com) wrote:
> > > "Karsten M. Self" wrote:
> > 
> > > I read my email from several places, not all of which have a linux box
> > > handy (e.g. work). Is there a promail equivelent for windows?
> > 
> > First choice:  ssh tunnel to your GNU/Linux box.
> Not everyone has cable or an always-on connection - I dial up from home
> with a modem.

Likewise, though I do have a dedicated data line.

    $ ifconfig ppp0 | awk -F ':' '/inet/ {print $2}' | cut -f 1 -d ' '

...will return your IP address.  It's relatively straightforward to run
this out to a static web page.  Or you can use dyndns.org to assign
yourself a static FQDN.

> > Second:  Last time this topic surfaced, indications were that
> > procmail doesn't work with the legacy MS Windows MAPI mail
> > interface.  I don't know how this might change under a Cygwin
> > environment.
> > 
> > Any decent MUA (and many indecent ones) provide filtering tools of
> > varying degrees of rudimentaryness.
> None of which are up to the sort of filtering I seem to want...

That's an issue between you and your software, I'm afraid.


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