Re: /usr/sbin/sendmail specification proposal, draft 4
On 30 Nov 1999, Jakob 'sparky' Kaivo wrote:
> Stuart Anderson <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > This is what I have though was needed for a long time. Doesn't c-client
> > provide most of this functionallity?
As a followup to myself, a URL for c-client is http://www.washington.edu/imap.
> Yes, but c-client is horribly slow, leaves mailboxes with annoying "DO
> NOT DELETE THIS MESSAGE -- FOLDER INTERNAL DATA" messages, and is
> under the circumspect UW license...
I won't argue that it is perfect and should be adopted, but I do think that
conceptually it is very close.
> But, there is hope. I have been working (with a couple of others) on
> the forthcoming GNU mailutils package, which includes, among other
> things, a library (may become libraries) that provide better than
> c-client funcionality under LGPL.
This would be wonderful, especially if the library is a nice clean layer that
isn't tied to closely to the rest ofthe apps in the package.
> case the API is still under development and can still be adaptable to
> emerging standards such as this. Comments are, of course, welcome.
Please document what you have, and propose it so we can discuss it and provide
Stuart R. Anderson email@example.com
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