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Re: display-time, mail-icon and POP3 mailboxes

From: Kim F. Storm
Subject: Re: display-time, mail-icon and POP3 mailboxes
Date: 09 Feb 2002 00:14:55 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.1

address@hidden (Pavel Janík) writes:

>    From: Richard Stallman <address@hidden>
>    Date: Fri, 8 Feb 2002 06:57:41 -0700 (MST)
>    >     I do not know about VM and other mail programs. 
>    > 
>    > Don't worry about VM.  Its developer wants it to be separate
>    > from Emacs, and that means it is not our responsibility.
> OK, but we still have RMAIL and Gnus. Both use different syntax etc. I will
> define separate variables which will be display-time specific and not
> shared/used with anything else.

I think it should at least be able to use the existing gnus and/or
rmail settings (they cannot be that hard to use).
You can then add extra mailboxes to check specifically.

What about these options:
 - display-time-pop3-check-rmail  (nil/t, default t)
 - display-time-pop3-check-gnus   (nil/t, default t)
 - display-time-pop3-mail-boxes   (alist (server.passwd), default ())

With the pop3 sample code I posted some time ago, there is one serious
problem: If emacs cannot connect to the pop3 server, it may hang (no
user interaction) until the connect times out.  That is not

I don't know if this is relevant for your code (sorry, but I haven't
had time to look at the code you sent me).

Kim F. Storm <address@hidden> http://www.cua.dk

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