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Re: [Nmh-workers] Request Deprecation of mts.conf's mmdelim1 and mmdelim

From: Ken Hornstein
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] Request Deprecation of mts.conf's mmdelim1 and mmdelim2.
Date: Sun, 21 May 2017 12:10:04 -0400

>mts.conf(5) says these may be altered from their default.
>    mmdelim1: \001\001\001\001\n
>       The beginning-of-message delimiter for mail drops.
>    mmdelim2: \001\001\001\001\n
>       The end-of-message delimiter for mail drops.
>This doesn't seem useful, if it ever was.  If someone has an oddly
>formatted bunch of emails in a file then they can csplit(1) or similar
>before feeding the results to nmh.
>May it be removed from git now, or must it wait until 1.7 is released?

I say get rid of it now; that's support for MMDF, right?  Maybe there
are people out there still using MMDF, but I doubt they are still using


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