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Re: Personal mail lists with gnus plus bbdb

From: David Engster
Subject: Re: Personal mail lists with gnus plus bbdb
Date: Thu, 21 Jan 2010 18:19:26 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.110011 (No Gnus v0.11) Emacs/23.1.50 (gnu/linux)

Harry Putnam <> writes:
> I'm getting a little confused about how to create a mailling list
> using gnus and bbdb.
> The directions talk as if `mail-abbrevs.el' is required to make it
> work.  But I see that code is apparently not part of gnus, emacs  or
> bbdb distributions.  So wondering if this info in the manual is out of
> date or something.
> At least mail-abbrevs.el it is not on my system with gnus from cvs,
> emacs-23 and most recent bbdb installed.

It's mailabbrev.el, and is part of Emacs.

> At any rate, just adding an aliase to a few bbdb entries, saving bbdb,
> then putting the alias in the To: field seems to not have the desired
> effect, and doesn't expand with M-tab (bbdb-complete-name as is described 
> in the bbdb manual

Did you put something like

(add-hook 'message-setup-hook 'bbdb-define-all-aliases)

in your .gnus?


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