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Re: What is the format of a mailboxfile?

Hi Jimmy,
there are many mailbox formats. the most common one is 'mbox'. Others are:
Maildir, MH and the M$ outlook PST.
I guess you can read the 'historical documents'(galaxyquest) aka the
RFC's: 196, 278, 822.
On Sun, 14 Sep 2003, Jimmy Johansson wrote:

> Hello all,
> I am trying to create a "mailboxfile" in /var/mail/ and I am just
> wondering what the format for such a file is and how you create one. I am
> not even sure if it is supposed to be a special kind of file or if it is a
> special kind of directory.
> I've tried reading a linuxbook, "Running Linux" more precisly, but I could
> not find anything in it that I could apply...
> I am  running Woody and my MTA is exim.
> Thank you in advance!
> /Jimmy
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