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Re: [Nmh-workers] Front-end census

From: Bill Wohler
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] Front-end census
Date: Mon, 17 Feb 2014 15:17:33 -0800
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address@hidden writes:

> First of all, thanks to all of you guys on this mailing list. I am
> learning a lot.
> I hope you will excuse my many questions.
> I was happy to find out, from Ken's last email, that there is yet
> another front-end for nmh whose existence I did not know of: MH-V by
> Steve Rader. I have just downloaded it.
> This new discovery raises the question: how many front-ends are there?
> The ones I came across so far (though I have not ried them yet) are:
> 1) xmh (obsolete, I assume)
> 2) MH-E

If you're already using Emacs, MH-E is a clear winner :-).

I'd like to point out that I first started using MH-E *before* I used
Emacs as an editor.

A big advantage of MH-E over the GUIs is that it's easier and faster to
read email over the Internet.

> 3) exmh
> 4) MH-V
> Any other?
> Could you please give a brief assesment of each, based on your experience?
> Which one would be the best bet for a newbie?
> (I gather that most people nowadays use either MH-E or exmh.)
> Please share your views. Every bit of info will help, as I also have
> to decide whether to (partially) use Claws Mail or to go nmh/mailutils
> all the way, with the help of a front-end.
> Thanks
> Otto
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Bill Wohler <address@hidden> aka <address@hidden>

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