[Users] Some questions from a possible new user
cl at isbd.net
Sat Dec 17 12:13:50 CET 2011
On Sat, Dec 17, 2011 at 11:41:59AM +1300, Trev Carey-Smith wrote:
> Hi Chris,
> On 16 Dec 2011 at 22:14 +0000 Chris Green <cl at isbd.net> wrote:
> > On Fri, Dec 16, 2011 at 10:07:09PM +0000, Paul wrote:
> > > On Fri, 16 Dec 2011 20:43:41 +0000
> > > Chris Green <cl at isbd.net> wrote:
> > >
> > > > However it means that creating a hierarchy manually and looking at
> > > > it manually (i.e. from the command line) is never really going to
> > > > work with claws.
> > >
> > > If you want to deal with mail via the command line then maybe MH is
> > > a better choice.
> > >
> > As I already said when I first asked the question I currently use
> > mutt, I was just hoping that claws might work happily alongside mutt
> > so that I can use either a GUI mail program (when I'm at my desktop)
> > or a command line one (when I connect via ssh).
> mutt can handle MH format fine (at least vers 1.5.21 can):
> bash$ head -n1 ~/.muttrc
> set mbox_type=MH
> My setup allows me to do exactly what you want (fetchmail via
> pop then procmail to sort, which I can view with either mutt or claws).
Yes, I suppose I could change to MH format, thanks for the confirmation
that mutt and claws work together like that.
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