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As for handling all types of quoting in email, see
emacspeak-hide-or-expose-block bound to C-e j --- works
everywhere, not just for reading email.
-- 
Best Regards,
--raman

-- 
Best Regards,
--raman


On 1/22/11, Steve Holmes <steve@holmesgrown.com> wrote:
> I'm curious of one thing.  Now that vm has been improved in the IMAP
> area, which mail clients do people prefer these days - vm or gnus? I
> recall gnus having IMAP support for years but I just found gnus
> difficult to configure and get setup properly.  I used to use gnus and
> vm many years ago before I used emacspeak and thenit was all fetchmail
> and POP stuff.
>
> What do people think now?  I presently use mutt and thunderbird but
> wouldn't mind messing with vm again.  I used to like that program in
> the past.  But I do like mutt's integrated PGP support and the ability
> to skip over top-quoted messages.  I can't think of any mailer that
> allows one to skip over top-quoted stuff other than mutt.
>
> On Sun, Jan 23, 2011 at 10:17:39AM +1100, Tim Cross wrote:
>> Fetchmail and gmail work fine. Another alternative is to just use VM's
>> direct imap support. Uday Reddy has put a fair amount of work into
>> improving
>> VM's support for imap and has added things like header-only downloads and
>> message caching etc to try and make it faster. I've found it pretty good
>> for
>> moderate sized mail folders. I use gmail filters as much as possible to
>> ensure mail is broken up into lots of smaller folders rather than just one
>> big folder. You can access different imap folders from within VM.
>>
>> The big advantage of doing this is you get a consistent message state
>> tracking. You know which messages are new, unread, replied to etc as VM
>> will
>> update such attributes on gmail. You cannot have this with the fetchmail
>> approach.
>>
>> The big disadvantage is that if you get a large number of messages or you
>> are on a slow or unreliable network connection, Emacs can appear to freeze
>> for a time when retrieving messages. I've not found this an issue myself,
>> but have seen reports from others regarding this. I guess it is an
>> unavoidable consequence of Emacs' lack of threading support.
>>
>> What I have not tried yet is configuring VM to use gmail as its smtp
>> server.
>> This is possible and further enhances interaction with gmail by tracking
>> contacts and sent mail in one place.
>>
>> Tim
>>
>> On Sat, Jan 22, 2011 at 4:00 PM, T.V. Raman <tv.raman.tv@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> > Jason makes a good point.
>> >
>> > The emacspeak url template for gmail was created before imap
>> > support went liv from memory. I personally  use fetchmail with
>> > imap and then read email using vm; I use the web interface mostly
>> > for searches. Haven't played with NotMuch
>> > --
>> > Best Regards,
>> > --raman
>> >
>> > --
>> > Best Regards,
>> > --raman
>> >
>> >
>> > On 1/21/11, Jason White <jason@jasonjgw.net> wrote:
>> > > It's also worth noting that if you want a mail system based on
>> > > searches
>> > and
>> > > tags, similar in concept to the Gmail Web interface, you can use
>> > > Notmuch
>> > > (http://notmuchmail.org/), basic code for better supporting which in
>> > > Emacspeak
>> > > was posted a while ago on this list.
>> > >
>> > > I am still waiting for a few significant features to be implemented
>> > before I
>> > > consider making the transition.
>> > >
>> > > Note that you could use Fetchmail or OfflineIMAP to retrieve the mail
>> > from a
>> > > GMail account, and that Notmuch over ssh is also possible according to
>> > > mailing
>> > > list posts, in the event that you want to use another Linux machine as
>> > your
>> > > server with a laptop as the client.
>> > >
>> > >
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