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Unlike most mail user agents, nmh is not a single program, rather it is a set of programs that are run from the shell. This allows the user to utilize the full power of the Unix shell in coordination with nmh. Various front-ends are available, such as mh-e (an emacs mode), xmh, and exmh (X11 clients).
nmh was originally based on MH version 6.8.3, and is intended to be a (mostly) compatible drop-in replacement for MH.
Installing ---------- Please read the INSTALL file. Copying ------- nmh uses a BSD-style license, which should be in the top-level of the distribution in a file named COPYRIGHT. Developers ---------- Information of interest to nmh developers can be found in the README.developers file in the docs subdirectory of this distribution. If you're hacking on the code, you should also definitely subscrib more»
Jon Steinhart's (email@example.com) Attachment Handling Mods ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ A bunch of changes have been made to improve the nmh user interface for handling MIME attachments. Why Did I Do This? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Although nmh contains the necessary functionality for MIME message handing, the interface to this functionality is pretty obtuse. There's more»
Jon Steinhart's (firstname.lastname@example.org) External Program Hooks ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ This blurb describes a changes to nmh that implement an interface to external programs. This interface is different than the limited interface provided by things like the rmmproc context entry. Why Did I Do This? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I'm working on a project (grokmail) that will more»
As of the 1.5 release, nmh has made significant changes to the way most of the message composition u more»
# # README.SASL - Readme about SASL support in nmh # SASL is short for the Simple Authentication an more»
# # README.about -- about nmh # ----------- what is it? ----------- nmh (new MH) is an electronic m more»
# # README.developers # This file is intended to provide a few tips for anyone doing development on more»
NMH MANPAGE STYLE GUIDE nmh manpages should be in this general form: COMP(1manext11) [1 more»