Re: What am I missing without mutt?
On 04/02/2008, BartlebyScrivener <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Feb 3, 12:00 pm, "Dotan Cohen" <dotanco...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Sounds great, but the only thing that really makes me interested is
> > the full keyboard control,
> Which necessarily involves all of the advantages of using vim and all
> of the programmable aspects of Mutt.
> I used T-bird for years. Also used OOwriter and Word for years. But
> Vim (or Emacs, or whatever text editor you like) is a hundred times
> faster and more efficient than a point-and-click word processor,
Sure, for plain text OOo and Word are terrible tools. They are not
meant for that purpose. However, when you need markup such as that for
print documents, a word processor is a necessity.
> Same goes for Mutt vs. T-bird. Faster, totally programmable, and you
> get to compose emails in your favorite text editor.
A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
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