Commit 80d634b8 authored by Richard M. Stallman's avatar Richard M. Stallman
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(Antinews): Mention Babyl format.

parent 4cb3f6ba
2009-02-17 Richard M Stallman <>
* anti.texi (Antinews): Mention Babyl format.
* emacs.texi (Top): Delete `Out of Rmail' from subnode menu.
* rmail.texi: Update for mbox format.
Various small fixes, as well as the following.
(Out of Rmail): Node deleted.
(Rmail): Update menu.
(Rmail Files): Comment out set-rmail-inbox-list.
Document rmail-inbox-list instead.
(Rmail Output): Substantial changes since C-o is now
rmail-output-as-seen and o is rmail-output.
(Rmail Attributes): Delete `stored', add `retried'.
(Rmail Display): Editing headers works in all cases.
2009-02-17 Glenn Morris <>
* basic.texi (Position Info): M-x count-lines-region is not always on
......@@ -45,6 +45,11 @@ For simplicity, the functions @code{encode-coding-region} and
to store the result of their conversions. The result always replaces
the original, so there's no need to look for it elsewhere.
Rmail now uses a special file format, Babyl format, designed specially
for storing and editing mail. When you visit a file in Rmail, or get new
mail, Rmail converts it automatically to Babyl format.
Emacs no longer performs font anti-aliasing. If your fonts look ugly,
try choosing a larger font and increasing the screen resolution.
......@@ -924,6 +924,7 @@ corresponding remote host.
** Rmail
*** Rmail no longer converts the messages to Babyl format.
Instead, it keeps them in their original mbox format, both on disk and
in Rmail buffers, and does conversion and decoding when a message is
......@@ -935,6 +936,10 @@ conversion, but it can take a few minutes, depending on how fast is
your machine and on the size of the file. You should find the rest of
Rmail usage unaltered.
However, M-x set-rmail-inbox-list now lasts only for one session
because there is no way to save the list of inbox files in an
mbox-format file.
FIXME: Add more mbox merge details
*** The command `rmail-redecode-body' no longer accepts the optional arg RAW.
......@@ -942,6 +947,17 @@ Since Rmail now holds messages in their original undecoded form in a
separate buffer, `rmail-redecode-body' no longer encodes the original
message, and therefore there should be no need to avoid encoding it.
*** The o command is now `rmail-output'. It is an all-purpose command
for copying messages from Rmail and appending them to files. It
handles Babyl-format files as well as mbox-format files, and it
handles both kinds properly when they are visited in Emacs. It always
copies the full headers of the message.
*** The C-o command is now `rmail-output-as-seen'. It uses
the message as displayed, appending it to an mbox file.
** TeX modes
*** New option latex-indent-within-escaped-parens
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