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Re: emacs for email


From: Tassilo Horn
Subject: Re: emacs for email
Date: Fri, 20 Feb 2009 13:15:50 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.90 (gnu/linux)

James Freer <address@hidden> writes:

Hi James,

> I've been trying to set up emacs for reading mail. I'm a bit lost as
> so far i haven't found whether to set up rc files like you do for mutt
> [.procmailrc, .muttrc, mstmprc, .fetchmailrc] or what? Rmail or Gnus
> is part of emacs i understood although one can replace with VM.

I'd recommend Gnus.

> Be grateful for advice or links as i think i've been looking in the
> wrong places - online manual seems v.brief and the emacs.pdf is a bit
> thin.

Emacs includes Gnus (and rmail) which has a very brief documentation in
the emacs manual, but the full gnus manual is included, too.  Open emacs
and do `C-h i m gnus RET'.

Bye,
Tassilo





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