[OT] Re: What am I missing without mutt?
Ron Johnson <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> On 02/05/08 22:27, s. keeling wrote:
> > Dotan Cohen <email@example.com>:
> >> On 05/02/2008, BartlebyScrivener <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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.
> > I come from the dark ages. For me, it's important that the tools
> > I use write files that anything can deal with, not just the app
> > which created them. Mutt handles any standard form of mail box
> > format, including on_some_other_server(don't much care how),
> > aka. imap.
> > The guis, in my experience, save in their own format (If you let
> > them?
> That's just not true.
> Well, ok, it's *partially* true: Outlook stores mail in a
> But Netscape and it's descendants all use mbox as the native format,
As you're well aware :-), Lookout! doesn't count here.
I was thinking tbird. I recently tried to help a noob slurp in his
old tbird mails. Are you saying that data file was mbox?!? It looked
binary to me.
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