Re: Mutt, libmutt, IMAP and the way forward
- From: Pawel Salek <pawsa theochem kth se>
- To: balsa-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Mutt, libmutt, IMAP and the way forward
- Date: Thu, 24 Feb 2000 20:46:28 +0100 (CET)
On 16 Feb, Jules Bean wrote:
> Given that we do make heavy use of libmutt, why do we have it included in
> our tree, rather than just linking against the upstream libmutt? If we did
> Is the plan to migrate away from libmutt, perhaps?
I would rather tend to remove it from the tree, if possible. I don't
know how good is the mutt backend currently but the code included in
balsa seems to be much less capable than, for instance c-client of
The disadvantage of seperating libmutt is that the independent changes
in libmutt may break something in balsa. But I think it is worth to
pay this price.
> Anyhow, I'm keen to bash some more powerful IMAP support in (listing
> folders, which is possible in mutt 1.1, and getting folder info [# unseen
> messages, etc] which isn't), but I'm not at all sure on the best way to do it.
I would be happy to see more powerful IMAP support, too! But I can't
tell you the way...
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