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Re: [Nmh-workers] Mobile mail access (was: Re: Need some general advice)

From: Paul Fox
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] Mobile mail access (was: Re: Need some general advice)
Date: Fri, 16 Sep 2016 12:45:43 -0400

ken wrote:
 > >I used to use a a setup similar to kre’s (but using fetchmail), but
 > >several years ago I switched careers and found myself with a strong need
 > >to be able to read (reply, etc) mail on a mobile device. These days,
 > >that means a phone, tablet, and chromebook in addition to my laptop
 > >(which is my primary mail-handing device for decades now). I couldn’t
 > >find a solution that worked well with (n)mh at the time, and so I moved
 > >into ‘mass market’ world of email. I wonder if anyone here has
 > >found a good way to mix regularly, primary nmh usage with frequent
 > >phone/tablet email access?
 > There is a tool which can sync IMAP mailboxes and MH folders, called
 > "Mailsync".  It's orphaned (last release in 2004) and has been described
 > as "horrible".  It uses c-client, but is itself written in C++.  I have
 > never used it, but in theory it might do what you want.
 >      https://sourceforge.net/projects/mailsync/
 > (This is one of those cases that just screams out for native IMAP support
 > in nmh.  Sigh.  One day).

there's also mhaildirsync:

but that's just for syncing a local MH tree to a local Maildir, which
is then served by an imap server.

 paul fox, address@hidden (arlington, ma, where it's 66.6 degrees)

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