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Re: [Nmh-workers] Maybe time for a new release?

From: norm
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] Maybe time for a new release?
Date: Wed, 09 Mar 2016 11:26:38 -0800

Ken Hornstein <address@hidden> writes:
>Let me explain my larger view.  I know lots of people still want to be
>able to use Unix text processing utilities on a MH store.  But I hate
>to be the the one who has to explain this ... that hasn't been a realistic
>goal since the advent of MIME.  The model that "email is text" just
>isn't valid anymore.

But the bulk of the, non-spam, EMail I receive, still has at least one part in
UTF-8 or quotedPrintable. I know that I can use mhfixmsg to apply UNIX text
processing tools to these parts, but I'm not very facile at that. Maybe
Contributions should have a tutorial script or two which illustrate good ways
to do that?

    Norman Shapiro

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