Re: convert netscape/win32 Email to debian mail client ???
"Jamin W. Collins" wrote:
> On Sun, 26 May 2002 17:54:01 -0500
> "Michael D. Schleif" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > Jamin W. Collins wrote:
> > > > AFAIK, the file format for the Win32 and *nix versions of Netscape
> > > > are compatible. So you should be able to move the file over to the
> > > > woody box(many options to choose from here) and use either Netscape
> > > > 4.x or Mozilla to read them.
> > Care to elaborate?
> Well, it really depends on what configuration you have there. You could
> network the two machines and then FTP the files across, use SAMBA to move
> them, etc. Or, you could pull the drive from the NT machine and
> temporarily put it in the Debian system and move the files. There are
> many, many, many ways to skin this cat.
> > I can copy/move these Email files quite readily; but, how to read them
> > with else?
> > Of course, even if it is that simple, I am still left with the decision
> > regarding what program[s] is/are the best long term solution for
> > managing a large mass of Emails.
> This is an age old question in the Linux world from what I've found. A
> mail client tends to be a very personal thing. Ask 50 Linux users which
> mail client they like and why and you'll probably get about 20+ different
> answers. Perhaps if you can elaborate on what your mail client
> requirements are, maybe some suggestions can be made.
Perhaps, if Email can be kept in a real database, then the client issues
become more a matter of taste, as you posit.
Right now, I'd like to have my next move satisfy me for a couple more
years, at least. Basically, I'm a cli guy; but, x has gotten a lot
Are there Email clients with database hooks? mysql? postgres?
What do you think?
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