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Re: What am I missing without mutt?

On 04/02/2008, BartlebyScrivener <bscrivener42@gmail.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,
>  right?

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.

Dotan Cohen


A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?

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