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Re: 'mailx'

From: Sergey Poznyakoff
Subject: Re: 'mailx'
Date: Mon, 05 Aug 2002 18:35:11 +0300

> I got the following bug report:
> http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=154748&repeatmerged=yes

The report is quite reasonable. Mailutils' mail is backward compatible
with both 'mail' and 'mailx'. So it won't do any harm to provide a link.

> Does anyone know of any relevant documentation that says what
> mail/mailx should be called?

Mailx appeared as an 'extended implementation' of mail. However I
haven't heard about any standards requiring that mailx be present.


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