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Re: Important update of Emacspeak RPM's

Tim Cross writes:
 > Could I make the suggestion that perhapse the code in
 > emacspeak-speak.el be modified to check for the existance of the
 > environment variables MAIL and MAILBOX when setting the mail spool
 > directory and if those variables don't exist, fall back to a default
 > of /usr/spool/mail or /var/spool/mail?? My experience (which may not
 > amount to much :-) has been that most unix systems I have worked on
 > have one or both of these environment variables defined and many mail
 > programs use this variable. I realize that this doesn't help
 > with the mspools package, but it would help with emacspeak. 

That's a good idea.  I hadn't thought of using one of those variables.

 > I would like to be able to attempt doing a patch along these lines
 > myself, but my elisp is still pretty much non-existant and there is no
 > spare time at present.

I'll do the patch and send it to the list.  Actually, I'm an
inexperienced Lisp programmer myself; I've been learning mostly from
other people's code and Emacs's built-in documentation of variables
and functions.

Matt Campbell <mattcamp@feist.com>
Web site:  http://www.feist.com/~mattcamp/
ICQ #:  33005941

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