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Re: [Nmh-workers] Starting the final call for features for 1.7

From: Lyndon Nerenberg
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] Starting the final call for features for 1.7
Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2016 18:48:59 -0700

> On Sep 26, 2016, at 6:47 PM, Ken Hornstein <address@hidden> wrote:
>> No, if the man pages are lacking, we need to fix that.
>> If there is real demand for an "nmh User Guide" I'm pretty sure we can
>> cook one up.  And have long thought we should.  But it needs to be part
>> of the core distribution, and formatted using troff, just like the rest
>> of the documentation.
> Weeelll ... are you volunteering to write a nmh User Guide? :-) I
> don't think the issue is troff know-how, or packaging ... it's getting
> someone to sit down, fingers to keyboard, and type out a clear document.
> As far as I know, there is no nmh package that does not include man
> pages; if there is one, that should be fixed (is there one?)  I seem to
> recall Laura's issue was more that she didn't know nmh was still being
> developed.  And honestly, can't blame her there; who goes trolling
> through man pages to see if a new feature was added when you weren't
> looking?
> Actually, a question to Laura ... how DID you find out that nmh was
> still being worked on?  Did you happen to Google it?  Overhear people
> talking about the new version in some chic Gothenburg cafè?  Might be
> interesting to know.
> I've thought of writing a relatively simple "intro" that would cover the
> basics of configuring your email address, how to send and receive email,
> and where to go from there.  That might not be too bad.
> --Ken
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