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Re: [Nmh-workers] Sharing MH files across computers

From: hymie
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] Sharing MH files across computers
Date: Thu, 01 Sep 2016 15:56:09 -0400

rsync from cron ?

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My fitbit says I've walked 3304 steps today (as of 15:49).

Thomas Levine writes:
>I want to access the same mails from both my laptop computer and my
>desktop computer. I can do this with naive copying if I always
>synchronize before I inc, refile, send, &c, but that often requires a good
>internet connection, and it is too easy for the synchronization to
>accidentally not happen and thus to lead to filename conflicts.
>Are there any very good ways of using mail between two computers?
>Two easy things I thought of
>* Use separate folders for the separate computers
>  (+laptop/inbox, +laptop/outbox, +desktop/inbox, +desktop/outbox)
>  and write wrappers that make the typing less verbose.
>* Patch nmh so that you can configure a different modulus for each
>  computer. New files will be numbered only as multiples of this
>  modulus. In my case, for example, I could use odd numbers for the
>  desktop and even numbers for the laptop

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