[Techtalk] Does anyone use emacs for email?

David Sumbler david at aeolia.co.uk
Tue Jul 5 02:15:18 EST 2005

Cynthia Kiser <cnk at ugcs.caltech.edu> writes:

> OK now I need to ask, why are you dumping mutt for gnus. I switched to
> mutt when I couldn't make elm handle PGP gracefully and have never
> looked back. Mutt fires up emacs when I need to compose mail so,
> though I do most everything else in emacs, I have never really
> considered using it as my email client.

I used to use the Emacs server to edit mail when I used Pine.  But
having the whole thing working within Emacs is much more satisfactory.
Also I find that Gnus is much better (and much more versatile) than
Pine.  Mutt, though, I have never tried.



David Sumbler

david at aeolia.co.uk

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