Re: lkml subject line

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Tue Feb 13 2001 - 06:16:21 EST

> On Mon, 12 Feb 2001, Mohammad A. Haque wrote:
> >Is there a mail reader nowadays that doesn't let you do some sort of
> >filtering?
> He uses Elm, which as far as I know is obsolete, unmaintained and
> full of bugs and even has Y2K problems. That is the last I heard
> anyway. Alan Cox would likely know more, and has perhaps even
> fixed Elm.

Elm has maintainers it has the bugs fixed, it just doesnt want to evolve
any further. Rumours of its death have been greatly exaggerated.

> PINE is virtually everywhere, and is a good elm replacement,
> having been initially based on the elm code... (PINE==Pine Is Not
> Elm)

I've played with both pine and mutt. mutt is by the better mail system IMHO,
but pine has an easier learning curve.
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