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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: 05 Mar 2001 11:55:05 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.090001 (Oort Gnus v0.01) Emacs/21.0.99

On 05 Mar 2001, Francesco Potorti` wrote:

> I have heard people saying in disgust that they will never try out a
> mail reader that by default empties their mailbox and writes it out
> in a different format.  For me, rmail was my first mail reader, but
> after having been shown the way other ones behave, I agree that
> rmail's way is far too aggressive.

I agree with you.  It would be much better if Rmail didn't move mail
away from /var/spool/mail.  However, what to do about the file locking

Be indiscrete.  Do it continuously.

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