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Re: Added ~/.<program>rc as a config file.

From: Sam Roberts
Subject: Re: Added ~/.<program>rc as a config file.
Date: Tue, 19 Mar 2002 19:32:44 -0500
User-agent: Mutt/1.3.16i

Ouf, that was too early in the morning!

Quoteing address@hidden, on Tue, Mar 19, 2002 at 03:29:09PM +0200:
> > Now the order is /etc/mailutils.rc, ~/.mailutils, ~/.sieverc (for
> > example).
> Great!
> > Btw, is there an aesthetic argument for ~/.mailutils being ~/.mailutilsrc?

I meant to say that it is ~/.mailutils, and I figure it
would look better as ~/.mailutilsrc. I'm not very clear lately.

> Well, not really. I'd rather call it counter-aesthetic :^) I just tried
> to keep the names uniform. It's quite OK to rename them to
> ~/.mailutils, ~/.sieve, ~/.frm etc. By the way, it seems even
> necessary for mail utility, since its 'standard' startup file is
> called '.mailrc' and thus clashes with our naming scheme.

Is there a "standard" format for that config file, as well, that
would cause problems?

> > Also moved sieve over to the nice new arg parsing framework, I'm going
> > to add a capa for the mailer to use, I'm thinking:
> > 
> > :mailer --mailer-url=MAILER
> > 
> > and was thinking maybe of also allowing:
> > 
> > :mailer [--sendmail=SENDMAIL] [--smtp-host=HOST] [--smtp-port=PORT]
> > 
> > I know you can get the last by filling in the url, but perhaps
> > it might be easier to use?
> I think it's a good idea.

Ok, this is my next little tweak.


Sam Roberts <address@hidden> (Vivez sans temps mort!)

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