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Re: What are advantages and disadvantages of RMAIL and mh-rmail ?


From: Emanuel Berg
Subject: Re: What are advantages and disadvantages of RMAIL and mh-rmail ?
Date: Tue, 24 Sep 2013 21:05:27 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.4 (gnu/linux)

Glyn Millington <address@hidden> writes:

> If you tried Rmail with an Emacs version prior to 23
> and you decide that Rmail is not for you, you can
> later read mail from the Babyl file if you are using
> Gnus. For all other mail readers, you’ll have to move
> the mails back into mbox format. Use ‘M-x unrmail’ to
> convert the mail file. You can also use the
> command-line tool b2m to do it. Starting with version
> 23, Emacs converts Babyl files back into mbox when it
> first reads them.

Thanks. b2m tells me the RMAIL file isn't a Babyl file,
and that is consistent with what you say because I'm on
Emacs 23. (Check out the post I just wrote for some more
material.)

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