Distributed equivalent to :Load Patches

Christopher J. Vogt vogt@novia.net
Wed, 7 May 1997 10:56:32 -0500

At 10:46 AM -0500 5/7/97, cwg@DeepEddy.Com wrote:
>> Certainly your going to support babyl files :-)
>[ Providing a serious answer for what I assume wasn't a serious question ]
>I'm going to provide hooks for any kind of mail file and I'm going to
>implement the ones that I think make sense.  Right now, I think I'll probably
>have more important things to put my energy into, but if you can convince me
>of the critical nature of babyl files (and get me a spec), I'll do it.  If you
>can't, you should be able to do it yourself and share your code with the rest
>of us.  I would then include it.
>Are you suggesting this because of the clear superiority of babyl files over
>the hidious things with the "From " lines that I *am* going to support?
>now, I expect I'll support Unix "From " files because I have to, mh
>directories because that's where my existing email is, qmail Maildirs because
>they're more reliable, and probably two as-of-yet undefined formats, both of
>which are reliable, one being fast for most mail files and the other being
>compact for archives.  These would probably be built on the POS that doesn't
>yet exist.

Just making a joke as babyl files were format used by Gernera's zmail.  I
converted my babyl files to other formats several years ago.

Christopher (Chris) J. Vogt
Omaha, NE