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Re: rmail Setup


From: Texaner
Subject: Re: rmail Setup
Date: 25 May 2007 10:57:05 -0700
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On 24 Mai, 23:45, Xavier Maillard <address@hidden> wrote:
> Hi,
>
>    I think that my problem is that I have just absolutely no clue how to
>    configure rmail properly.
>
> The question is very basic in fact. Depending on how you want to
> fetch your mail, the setup is different.
>
> You have the option to either give all power to rmail and thus it
> will take in charge the fetching and displaying of your mail.
> This method needs some configuration to inform rmail where and
> how to retrieve your mails. You have to be sure that movemail has
> been compiled with --with-pop option.
>
> Or you can use external third party tools such as
> fetchmail/procmail to fetch your mail from your pop3 server.
> Advantage of this method is that you simply configure fetchmail
> once and you have nothing to do in rmail. M-x rmail RET will
> automaticall retrieve your message from your local spool.
>
> Please, consider reading GNU Emacs manual[1] or check Rmail info
> page[2].

Please see the first two lines of my first posting. ;-)
But thanks anyway.


> [1]http://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/manual/html_node/Movemail.html
> [2] C-h i m Rmail RET
>
>         Xavier
> --http://www.gnu.orghttp://www.april.orghttp://www.lolica.org




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