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Re: Reading mail

From: Jeff Clough
Subject: Re: Reading mail
Date: Tue, 26 Jan 2010 13:55:49 -0500 (EST)

From: Mauro Sacchetto <address@hidden>
Date: Tue, 26 Jan 2010 17:53:26 +0100

> Anselm Helbig wrote:
>> Gnus is already part of Emacs 23, that might explain things.
> AH, OK. I'm rather confused.
> So, how I can control my mail?
> The string above doesn't work,
> but I don't understand if I have
> to install some packages (in Deb
> mailutils, f. e), or if I have
> to control mail in another way
> rather than by rmail...

Another package you *might* consider for email in Emacs is mew.  You
can find it here:

It installs quite easily and is documented well.  I use it myself and
it works well enough for my needs.


Gnus is by far the most commonly used package for handling email, and
the list for mew is extremely low traffic, with questions going
unanswered for weeks.  If you run into a problem, you're likely to get
more help if you're using gnus than anything else.


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