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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • Then again, every time I try to use a GUI mail application, I feel stifled. It just isn't smart enough.
    Could you elaborate on this? I've heard people say things like this in the past, but I've never used a command-line mail client, so I don't know what they're trying to do.
    • Currenlty I am using Thunderbird on MS Windows (for work, need to use IE), with an IMAP account; haven't tried Agent yet. Otherwise, I /much/ prefer to use mutt. Most of the problems listed below (of Thunderbird) are due to intrinsic differences (inherent features) rather than due to GUI|CLI differences, I think.

      1. (GUI Problem) There is no way to fix sort options. At least once a day, I occasionally hit some column label in message index while selecting a message to read, resulting in re-selection of the
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      - parv
    • More than you wanted to know: http://use.perl.org/~rjbs/journal/32742 [perl.org]
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      rjbs
  • To keep the hostname from changing, edit /etc/hostconfig, and set HOSTNAME="MyHostName".

    Hope that helps.