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Re: [Nmh-workers] forw -digest ?

From: Jon Fairbairn
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] forw -digest ?
Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2012 10:19:27 +0000
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Bill Wohler <address@hidden> writes:

> Ken Hornstein <address@hidden> writes:
>> When looking over forw today, I came across the code that handles digests
>> (which I guess is the companion code to "burst").  So, I was wondering ...
>> do people use this?  I'm not really suggesting it be removed, I'm just
>> trying to understand the use cases.
> Wow, I remember using this command a lot back in the day when it was
> real handy to string together a thread of messages in a digest for my
> own consumption or to pass along to a friend. Mail and news readers were
> a lot more digest-friendly in the Golden Days of Usenet.
> I'd be hard-pressed to remember the last time I used it, or to
> articulate a use case. Still, it would be good to keep, as you say.

I’d probably use it (or something like it) if there were a
convenient way to select several messages in mh-e and forward
them ;-)

Jón Fairbairn                                 address@hidden

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