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Re: What am I missing without mutt?

On 05/02/2008, BartlebyScrivener <bscrivener42@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Feb 4, 5:20 pm, "Steve Lamb" <g...@dmiyu.org> wrote:
>  >
>  > It all depends on the work habits of the individual user.
> Well, you can say that about anything, right? The OP asked what he was
>  missing, so he's soliciting the opinions of people with different work
>  habits.

Exactly. I asked because I'm certain that there are those with more
experience and more efficient workflows than myself. So I ask.

>  > Just as while I am a vim devotee for programming Python
>  > I most certainly would not use it for creating documents fit for
>  > printing.
> Well, to me Vim can do almost anything, so I'd rather use it for
>  programming, emailing, and writing books. I'll grant you that to draft
>  a one-page memo to a colleague it's probably easiest to use OO or
>  Word, but in this day and age you're probably going to send an email
>  anyway, and not a Word doc.
>  Trying to stick to the email topic, consider how much easier it is to
>  grep the /Mail folder, or use Mutt's ~b search, instead of trying to
>  figure out Thunderbird's clunky search interface.  To use just one
>  example.

Although I don't need the search feature often, I agree that Tbird's
implementation could use some work.

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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