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Re: Emacs for mail: VM - WL - GNUS


From: James Freer
Subject: Re: Emacs for mail: VM - WL - GNUS
Date: Wed, 23 Feb 2011 09:20:57 +0000

On 22 February 2011 22:56, Uday Reddy <address@hidden> wrote:
> On 11/21/2010 9:09 AM, James Freer wrote:
>
>> VM i find a little heavy! for my knowledge - is there another site
>> which is easier to follow for a newbie
>> http://www.wonderworks.com/vm/user-manual/vm_2.html#SEC5
>> http://www.emacswiki.org/emacs/ViewMailAndImap
>
> Hi, I haven't checked this newsgroup for a while, and just noticed that
> there were queries about VM here.
>
> I rewrote to EmacsWiki page on ViewMailAndImap to make it easier. Please try
> it and let me have any comments.  It is not hard, really. Just a bit of
> detail.  For the next release of VM, I am planning to introduce the URL
> syntax for IMAP folders, which is now pretty much standardized.  That should
> make things easier still.
>
> For queries on VM, you would better of writing them or cross-posting to
> gnu.emacs.vm.info newsgroup, which gets monitored much more regularly.
>
> Cheers,
> Uday Reddy
>

Many thanks for the suggestion. I have to say that i don't find emacs
particularly user friendly... i get the impression that it's intended
to be like that - even after one's gone and bought the book. I did
look into offlineimap but again i haven't found it easy to follow.

james



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