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  • The sidebar patch that was rolled into mutt-ng lets you list the mailboxes with new mail counts.
  • You can configure TB to use Gmail as its "server" for both POP and SMTP.
  • Easily filter streams of mail (be it a mailing list or mail from a certain source (, for example) into folders WITHOUT then my then simply ignoring that folder.

    Dunno if this will do for you, but I have the following contraption in my .muttrc:

    mailboxes =Inbox =correspondence =geekery =postponed =spam =work

    macro pager c '<change-folder>?<toggle-mailboxes>'
    macro index c '<change-folder>?<toggle-mailboxes>'

    This registers each of my folders, and then patches the ch

  • I guess I could write a number of scripts using Mail::Box, or Email, and read my email as YAML files. I wonder how vim would make them look.

    No I would just have vim use its mail syntax highlighting.
  • kmail [] is the KDE mail client, which I am using for my mail at home. I really like it, and cannot think of going back to anything else. Let's see how it fares:

    1. For Anti-spam/Anti-virus filtering, I'm using SpamAssassin and ClamAV respectively. I'm using ClamAV on the server where my email forward is present, and SpamAssassin on the client side using kmail's filter to pipe it through spamc. There's some sort of SA integration built-in to kmail, but I never tried to use it. I just sort the mail manually