[Techtalk] Does anyone use emacs for email?

Angelina Carlton brat at magma.ca
Wed Jul 6 01:52:44 EST 2005

On Mon, Jul 04, 2005 at 06:02:45PM +0100, David Sumbler wrote:

> Obviously you're going to have to tailor quite a lot of this to your
> own requirements.  It all seems daunting at first, but I had it all
> working more-or-less within a week of first dipping my toe in the
> water.  Obviously I have refined things since.  One of the great
> things about Gnus (and, of course, Emacs) is that since it is all
> programmed in Lisp, it is possible to make it doing just about
> anything you want.
> I would /strongly/ recommend reading the Gnus Manual.  There's a heck
> of a lot of it, and lots of it won't make sense at first (lots of it
> still doesn't, so far as I'm concerned!)  But you will gradually start
> to find the bits you need to know, and get a flavour of the other
> possibilities.

I am reading the manual but it seems you have a different backend than
mine, and I'm only using nmail not nmfolder

here is what I have so far:

> Hope the above is of some help.  Stick with it!

It does help and is much appreciated 

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