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Re: [Nmh-workers] Nmh status - working on nmh

From: Chris Garrigues
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] Nmh status - working on nmh
Date: Fri, 17 Sep 2004 08:48:40 -0500

> From:  Bill Wohler <address@hidden>
> Date:  Thu, 16 Sep 2004 22:20:02 -0700
> Chad Walstrom <address@hidden> wrote:
> > Neil W Rickert wrote:
> > > nmh is rotten at the core.  There is a lot of cruft, and probably
> > > buffer overflows galore in the many library routines.
> > 
> > Please excuse my blasphemous inquiry.  Has anyone looked at the GNU
> > project "mailutils"?
> Yes, we (the MH-E project) have added GNU mailutils support so its MH
> support appears to be complete. I haven't personally used it though.
> I don't know if GNU mailutils would be a good next-generation nmh or
> not. Perhaps someone might be able to expand upon this.

When I looked a while back, it appeared that just enough had been implemented 
to support MH-E, but not enough to support exmh.

Clearly someone with the required C skills needs to get inspired to flesh out 
other parts of the package so the other MH front ends can work.

Sadly, that person isn't me.


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