Re: [vox] Re: [vox][ot] Why threaded mailer (Was posting etiquette on vo
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Re: [vox] Re: [vox][ot] Why threaded mailer (Was posting etiquette on vox-tech)
there was a pretty long mutt thread about ... 2 months? 3 months? ago.
the key to getting comfortable with mutt is choosing the key bindings
that work with you. most of us are pine converts (and a few are elm
therefore, the key to mutt success is getting someone's .muttrc file.
later on, when you get comfortable, you can start modifying it to your
i believe that bill, henry, me and a few other people posted our .muttrc
files. it should be in the archive.
i have all my keybindings set up to mimic pine and lynx. i can send you
my .muttrc file if you can't find it on the archives (or just want me to
begin Mark K. Kim <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Moved to vox for obvious reasons.
> Is there a quickstart guide to Mutt? I tried it a couple times and
> realized I can't even find a key stroke to look at my other folders.
> I don't use threaded mailer (PINE) but it's still good to conform to
> threading because... it's like those pesky spaces and tabs at the end of
> lines you can't see in source codes but you know they're there and they
> bug you so much...
> -Mark (s/[^I ]*$//)
> On Wed, 22 May 2002, nbs wrote:
> > On Wed, May 22, 2002 at 10:53:29PM -0700, Steven Peck wrote:
> > >
> > > Hmmmm.....
> > >  Never understood tracking messages by threading, tried it long ago
> > > and hated it, so I was unaware of the side effect :) and welll.......
> > > I'll try to remember, but I'm an old dog.
> > Well, when I see something like this:
> > [vox] Help, my winmodem doesn't work
> > followed by 2 dozen followups, since I don't care about or use even
> > NON-Win modems, I can easily delete the entire thread by hitting [Esc] [D]
> > Switching to a threaded mail client (in my case, switching from elm to mutt)
> > has helped TREMENDOUSLY. I can keep track of ancient correspondences
> > in my "lugod" folder, clip and trim and skim through the countless mailing
> > lists I'm subscribed to, and so forth.
> > >  Doh! Wrong folder! :/
> > :)
> > -bill!
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> Mark K. Kim
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