Re: NFS in 2.1.130??

Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH (
Wed, 02 Dec 1998 17:21:32 -0500

In message <>, Jon Peatfield writes:
| I started thinking (a long time ago) about a library for MUAs which
| does all the common things that MUAs want to do (read varius formats
| of spool files, extract lists of headters, delete or re-file messages
| etc). If one had a powerful enough set of functions an MUA would just
| be the user-interface code and then all MUAs would interact through
| the same library and locking problems etc could be much simpler.
| However, I can't really see how to define an interface powerful enough
| for all MUAs. Any suggestions? Should MTAs also interact with
| mailboxes through the same set of interfaces?

You might want to take a look at libmutt before pondering any further (then
contribute based on those ponderings; I won't claim that it's complete but
it's certainly a good start).

brandon s. allbery	[os/2][linux][solaris][japh]
system administrator	     [WAY too many hats]
carnegie mellon / electrical and computer engineering			 KF8NH
			  Kiss my bits, Billy-boy.

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