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Re: [rmail-mbox-branch]: inital problems

From: Alexander Pohoyda
Subject: Re: [rmail-mbox-branch]: inital problems
Date: 06 Oct 2004 23:50:29 +0200
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Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

>     It would be nice if the new rmail would report an error if it is
>     trying to open a old mailbox.  Right now it just assumes that it knows
>     what it is doing, and will barf with a babyl formated mailbox.
> How about this?
>         (setq run-mail-hook t)
>         (rmail-mode-2)
> !       (goto-char (point-min))
> !       ;; If file starts like a Babyl file, reject it.
> !       (if (looking-at "BABYL OPTIONS:")
> !       (error "This is a BABYL file; use M-x unrmail to convert it")))
>         (goto-char (point-max)))
>       ;; As we have read a file by raw-text, the buffer is set to
>       ;; unibyte.  We must make it multibyte if necessary.

There's a function `mail-file-babyl-p' in mail-utils.el, shouldn't we
use it?

Alexander Pohoyda <address@hidden>
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