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Poppong mail (Re: w3 under development or not?)

From: Gian Uberto Lauri
Subject: Poppong mail (Re: w3 under development or not?)
Date: Fri, 14 Nov 2003 10:19:54 +0100

>>>>> "S" == Shane  <> writes:

S> I know this is slightly off-topic, but I have the same problem when I
S> download my email under GNUs. It hangs for a long time while 50 of the
S> latest "Microsoft Internet Security patches" or other crap are
S> retrieved.

Since Emacs is single threaded, I think it's a design feature.

But I was "borne" in a Unix  system where Emacs readed the mail from a
file, so  that I decided  to simulate this  even using pop  (that's an
external pop client).

Under Unix you can use fetchmail or something simpler.

Under Windows there's a VB program I wrote and comes under GPL (and
that I suggest to drop) or a crappy pop client i built from "spare
code" to replace the VB kludge (and that I user even under Linux)

I am sure that GNUS accepts file based mailboxes (vm and RMAIL do!)

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