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Re: Email programs that work.

On Sun, Aug 27, 2006 at 07:23:59PM -0700, Steve Lamb wrote:
> Paul Scott wrote:
> > The slowness of Thunderbird in this setup is worth it with as many mail
> > folders as I have.  I can tell at a glance which folders have unread
> > mail in them.  How would I do that with mutt?
>     You don't.  There's a command that can kinda show you but you have to tap
> it constantly for it to update.  There is no auto-updating new mail list.
> "Because that's what biff is for."  *bleh*
But mutt-ng, which includes the folder pane patch lets you see visually
which folders have new mail and how much.  If you set your poll interval
suitably low, like 60 seconds, then it works quite nicely, is "similar"
to the t-bird layout and performs better over ssh.


Roberto C. Sanchez

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