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Re: [Nmh-workers] The attach feature

From: norm
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] The attach feature
Date: Wed, 12 Sep 2012 11:17:58 -0700

David Levine <address@hidden> writes:
>Norm wrote:
>> Of historical interest:
>> Whatnow now has features not available to shell users. This represents,
>> the perhaps inevitable, denouement of an argument I lost decades ago. I
>> believed then, and believe now, that the whatnow feature was a mistake;
>> that the correct interface between mh and the user is the shell.
>> It's  surprising that it took thirty five years.
>If a user doesn't want to use whatnow but wants to use
>the attach feature, they could manage the magic headers
>manually or via simple scripts (or now, mhmail).

But what if she's not as smart or as knowledgeble as you?

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