Re: [Evolution] evolution slightly misses the boat...

On 03 May 2001 07:47:34 -0700, Dan Berger wrote:

I can recommend running fetchmail via cron, with a local IMAP server.
This way procmail has access to every message which comes in, and if Evo
suddenly stops working you can just fire up any other email client which
supports IMAP (or the native mail store - I use the UoW IMAP server so
Pine reads my mail store fine too).
Sounds reasonable, but I don't have a dedicated connection - and when
I'm traveling, I'd rather leave my mail on the server so I can access it
from where I am (rather than having to rely on my machine being up, my
connection being up, and my dynamic DNS service actually working).

I have a dial-up line at home - the script's first task is "am I
online?".  There are also tools to sync mail stores across multiple
machines - on /. there is a long discussion about this sort of thing. If
you want I'll dig out the URL (it will be easy to find as I started it!)

And while I'm at it - is it the case that you can't add or modify
keybindings in the MS-Like (or Emacs Like, or X-Emacs Like) sets?
Meaning if you want to change the behavior of one key, you need to
redefine all of them into a custom set?  That's been my experience
trying to get ctrl-shift-right/left to do the right thing, and it's very

I agree!

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