1993-03-19 - Re: Cypher: Subject naming proposal

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From: nowhere@bsu-cs.bsu.edu (Chael Hall)
To: crys@cave.tcp.com (Crys Rides)
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UTC Datetime: 1993-03-19 02:02:02 UTC
Raw Date: Thu, 18 Mar 93 18:02:02 PST

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From: nowhere@bsu-cs.bsu.edu (Chael Hall)
Date: Thu, 18 Mar 93 18:02:02 PST
To: crys@cave.tcp.com (Crys Rides)
Subject: Re: Cypher: Subject naming proposal
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>Erm, only that this apparently appears to pretty much _require_ switching
>mailreaders to MH.  A more transparent solution can be achieved with the
>'procmail' package, available from any comp.sources.misc archive.  This
>package allows rule-based filtering on message content, size, and other
>factors, and can be installed workably with most mailreaders to my
>knowledge, without requiring much effort.

     I don't know what you mean...  The incoming mail ends up in
/var/spool/mail (on my system) whether or not you use it.  I use ELM
as my mailreader and everything works fine.  He did say that he is
using ELM.  To me, this is less effort than FTPing 'procmail.'

>Crys Rides

Chael Hall

Chael Hall
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