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Re: IMAP with Rmail


From: rustom
Subject: Re: IMAP with Rmail
Date: Wed, 25 Mar 2009 23:00:40 -0700 (PDT)
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On Mar 24, 3:55 pm, Jim Burton <address@hidden> wrote:
> Byung-Hee HWANG <address@hidden> writes:
> > Few days ago, i tried to enable IMAP with Rmail, Emacs's default
> > mailer. But Rmail seems not to offer IMAP yet. Is there anyone to use
> > IMAP with Rmail. Futhermore, am i connect on Gmail's IMAP with Rmail? If
> > it is possible, once i am willing to try to use Rmail because i believe
> > real emacs hacker prefer Rmail to the others.
>
> I haven't used Rmail myself (no surprise, since I am not a "real emacs
> hacker") but Gnus and Wanderlust both do IMAP, handle all mailbox
> formats, and are easy to set up with gmail. Personally, I found Gnus to
> be slow with IMAP mailboxes and have stuck with wl.
>
> AFAIK it's likely to be much harder to set this up with Rmail. If you
> can live with the diminished kudos, give one of them a try.
>
> --
> Jim Burton
> address@hidden

Rmail/WL/gnus?? Which is the easiest to script?
Requirement is to generate a small cooked automated mail to a fixed
set of recipients (through an IMAP server)
And one politically incorrect question: Is rmail a reasonable option
today?  Does anyone use it??


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