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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 18:55:55 -0700

> Weeelll ... are you volunteering to write a nmh User Guide? :-)

No.  But I might edit one.

> 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 a start, what do we have for prior art that has been let go by the previous 
copyright holders?  We have (I think) three people on this mailing list who are 
authors of non-trivial works.  Culling those into a single, new, document, 
could work well.  But something under 400 pages would be nice.  What I envision 
is a 20-30 page concise user guide that explains the basics of using MH, 
practically.  Enough to set people off on an adventure, if they want to go 

> 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?)



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