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Re: BUG: Tools Meanu -> "Read Mail" is TOO DANGEROUS

From: Kai Großjohann
Subject: Re: BUG: Tools Meanu -> "Read Mail" is TOO DANGEROUS
Date: 04 Mar 2001 12:44:08 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.090001 (Oort Gnus v0.01) Emacs/20.6

On Sun, 4 Mar 2001, Eli Zaretskii wrote:

> How is this different from any other mailer?  They all fetch all the
> mail, then convert it to some format that not all of the other tools
> understand.

Well, I'm not sure what happens with kmail (lots of novices use KDE
these days, right?), but the CDE and OpenWin mail tools leave their
mail in /var/spool/mail/jrl.  This way, people can switch from one
mailer to another without problems.

Of course, newbies don't know anything about problems with file

Be indiscrete.  Do it continuously.

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