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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.
# # README -- I love README files. # # $Id$ # ----------- what is it? ----------- nmh (new MH) is an electronic mail handling system. It was originally based on the package MH-6.8.3, and is intended to be a (mostly) compatible drop-in replacement for MH. Although development of nmh is ongoing, it appears to be generally stable and is in current use. But it is possible that I may break things a more»
nmh for Debian GNU/Linux ------------------------ This package conflicts with, and replaces mh. Its configuration files are in /etc/nmh, but it uses /usr/bin/mh and /usr/lib/mh (rather than nmh) to avoid confusing exmh. Read /usr/doc/nmh/DIFFERENCES.gz to find out about what's different from MH. The mhn program has been configured to use metamail to automatically invoke the appropriate helper more»
# # FAQ -- frequently asked questions # # $Id$ # 1) What is nmh? nmh (new MH) is an electronic mail handling system. It is based on version 6.8.3 of the MH message system originally developed by the RAND Corporation and the University of California. 2) Is it nmh, Nmh, nMH, NMH? It's nmh. I hate capital letters. 3) Who is developing nmh? Richard Coleman firstname.lastname@example.org more»
ALI(1) ALI(1) NAME ali - list mail more»
ANNO(1) ANNO(1) NAME anno - annotate more»
BURST(1) BURST(1) NAME burst - explode more»
COMP(1) COMP(1) NAME comp - compose a more»
DIST(1) DIST(1) NAME dist - redistrib more»