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Re: [Nmh-workers] nmh in near, medium, and far-term

From: Jon Steinhart
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] nmh in near, medium, and far-term
Date: Sun, 11 Dec 2011 17:06:33 -0800

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> On Sun, 11 Dec 2011 19:20:10 EST, Ken Hornstein said:
> > >I personally would like to see nmh declared end-of-life for non-UNIX-like
> > >systems.  There's a lot of cruft in the code from these days the 
> > >understandng
> > >of which is a barrier to getting new work done.
> >
> > I see a lot of stuff in there for older UNIX systems, but I'm trying to
> > think of examples for non-UNIX systems; could you provide some examples?
> I'd make the case that SunOS 4.1 from 25 years ago (still mentioned in
> the MACHINES file) is sufficiently remote from today's definition to qualify
> as "non-UNIX-like" ;)

Yes, this is what I had in mind  Mind you, I still have one of those systems in
the store room, but would be happy to use an old version of nmh on it if I ever
had to turn it on.


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