Re: Proposed change for subscriptions...
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- Subject: Re: Proposed change for subscriptions...
- From: "s. keeling" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Thu, 16 Mar 2006 23:01:39 -0700
- Message-id: <20060317060139.GA30317@infidel.spots.ab.ca>
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Incoming from Steve Lamb:
> s. keeling wrote:
> >"Do one thing, but do it well." That means MTA + MUA + procmail +
> >bogofilter + ..., not Thunderbird which does all/some of that
> >marginally and is designed for Windows users who can't be bothered to
> >learn The Unix Way.
> Actually, as I have explained many times in the past the tried and true
> chain of email tools falls flat on it's face when it tries to do anything
> complex. Like, say, received multiple email accounts through IMAP/POP and
> keep the entire exchange separate for every account without having the
> overhead of multiple email clients.
That doesn't sound too difficult a problem for procmail (or
mailfilter) to sort out.
Perhaps your idea of a solution to the problem needs rethinking. Why
are you insisting on using such a complex system? Perhaps that's what
needs re-working, not Debian list posting rules. Yes, I am suggesting
you change. You're insisting your system isn't working for you.
Any technology distinguishable from magic is insufficiently advanced.