[Techtalk] Using Evolution and Pine

David Sumbler david at aeolia.co.uk
Sun Oct 29 20:41:17 UTC 2006

Mary Gardiner <mary-linuxchix at puzzling.org> writes:

> On Sun, Oct 29, 2006, David Sumbler wrote:
>> Does anyone know if any of the text-based e-mail clients, such as
>> the ones I have mentioned, are suitable to use in conjunction with
>> Evolution (but not at the same time, of course)?  Obviously their
>> mail file format needs to be the same as Evolution's, and I don't
>> want one program to screw things up for the other.
> I believe mutt and Evolution can both read the Maildir
> format. Honestly though, the most common way to get two different
> mail clients to share a mail account is to get them both to talk to
> it via IMAP which handles locking and such on the server.

Ha - now that sounds like a good idea which I hadn't thought of, never
having used IMAP.

I need to look into this.



david at aeolia.co.uk

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