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RE: Lean and clean IMAP client

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rohan Nicholls [mailto:rohan.nicholls@informaat.nl]
> Sent: Thursday 19 December 2002 16:17
> To: debiAn uSeR LiSt
> Subject: Lean and clean IMAP client
> I have been using the mozilla imap client for my mail for a 
> while now, 
> and am finding it very resource hungry.
> I have tried to get gnus working with teh exchange server at 
> work, but 
> it will only see the inbox, and not its subfolders, and I 
> find the lack 
> of multithreading (so stops while waiting for mail) a bit of 
> a problem.
> I am thinking of installing evolution on the advice of 
> another user, and 
> saw that it wants to install 30 megs of libraries etc. so 
> that has made 
> me pause, although the possibility of being able to access the ldap 
> server would be nice....
> I have read and searched the web and tried out various clients, but 
> there are surprisingly few that imap happily.:)
> I am looking for advice on: a lean imap client (I have switched to 
> pheonix browser-wise and don't want the overhead of mozilla just for 
> mail), and/or an ldap client that talks to exchange server.  If both 
> come in the same package so much the better.  I use emacs a 
> lot, so if 
> they can integrate with emacs to allow me to compose in emacs 
> I would be 
> in heaven.:)
> thanks in advance for any advice.
> rohan

A quite "classical" config is to use fetchmail to bring your emails onto
your local mail engine, then use any MUA you please (mutt, pine are happy to
use your favorite editor).

Not sure this answers your question...


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