Commit c620279b authored by Bill Wohler's avatar Bill Wohler
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(Incorporating Mail): Use output of "mhparam Path" to set MAILDIR.

(Reading Mail): Document the customization of read-mail-command for
MH-E.
(Viewing Attachments): Document mm-discouraged-alternatives.
(Tool Bar): Fix Texinfo for mh-xemacs-use-tool-bar-flag.
(Junk): Add more information about the settings of mh-junk-background
in a program. Add /usr/bin/mh to PATH in examples.
parent 8357b759
2006-11-13 Bill Wohler <wohler@newt.com>
* mh-e.texi (Incorporating Mail): Use output of "mhparam Path" to set
MAILDIR.
(Reading Mail): Document the customization of read-mail-command for
MH-E.
(Viewing Attachments): Document mm-discouraged-alternatives.
(Tool Bar): Fix Texinfo for mh-xemacs-use-tool-bar-flag.
(Junk): Add more information about the settings of mh-junk-background
in a program. Add /usr/bin/mh to PATH in examples.
2006-11-12 Richard Stallman <rms@gnu.org> 2006-11-12 Richard Stallman <rms@gnu.org>
* woman.texi: Update author address but say he no longer maintains it. * woman.texi: Update author address but say he no longer maintains it.
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...@@ -11,9 +11,9 @@ ...@@ -11,9 +11,9 @@
@set VERSION 8.0.1 @set VERSION 8.0.1
@c Edition of the manual. It is either empty for the first edition or @c Edition of the manual. It is either empty for the first edition or
@c has the form ", nth Edition" (without the quotes). @c has the form ", nth Edition" (without the quotes).
@set EDITION @set EDITION , 2nd Edition
@set UPDATED 2006-06-20 @set UPDATED 2006-11-11
@set UPDATE-MONTH June, 2006 @set UPDATE-MONTH November, 2006
@c Other variables. @c Other variables.
@set MH-BOOK-HOME http://rand-mh.sourceforge.net/book/mh @set MH-BOOK-HOME http://rand-mh.sourceforge.net/book/mh
...@@ -1481,7 +1481,8 @@ use @command{procmail} to filter this mail into @file{~/mail/mh-e} ...@@ -1481,7 +1481,8 @@ use @command{procmail} to filter this mail into @file{~/mail/mh-e}
with the following recipe in @file{.procmailrc}: with the following recipe in @file{.procmailrc}:
@smallexample @smallexample
MAILDIR=$HOME/mail PATH=$PATH:/usr/bin/mh
MAILDIR=$HOME/`mhparam Path`
:0: :0:
* ^From mh-e-devel-admin@@stop.mail-abuse.org * ^From mh-e-devel-admin@@stop.mail-abuse.org
mh-e mh-e
...@@ -1560,9 +1561,9 @@ the message numbers from outside of MH-E. ...@@ -1560,9 +1561,9 @@ the message numbers from outside of MH-E.
@cindex modes, MH-Show @cindex modes, MH-Show
@cindex reading mail @cindex reading mail
@findex mh-rmail @findex mh-rmail
@kindex M-x mh-rmail
@kindex F r @kindex F r
@kindex F v @kindex F v
@kindex M-x mh-rmail
The MH-E entry point for reading mail is @kbd{M-x mh-rmail}. This The MH-E entry point for reading mail is @kbd{M-x mh-rmail}. This
command incorporates your mail and creates a buffer called command incorporates your mail and creates a buffer called
...@@ -1573,6 +1574,14 @@ into MH-E. Or, give a prefix argument to @code{mh-rmail} so it will ...@@ -1573,6 +1574,14 @@ into MH-E. Or, give a prefix argument to @code{mh-rmail} so it will
prompt you for folder to visit like @kbd{F v} (for example, @kbd{C-u prompt you for folder to visit like @kbd{F v} (for example, @kbd{C-u
M-x mh-rmail @key{RET} bob @key{RET}}). @xref{Folders}.}. M-x mh-rmail @key{RET} bob @key{RET}}). @xref{Folders}.}.
@findex display-time
@vindex read-mail-command
There are some commands that need to read mail, such as @kbd{Mouse-2}
over the @samp{Mail} button that @code{display-time} adds to the mode
line. You can configure Emacs to have these commands use MH-E by
setting the option @code{read-mail-command} to @samp{mh-rmail}.
@cindex @command{scan} @cindex @command{scan}
@cindex @samp{Message} menu @cindex @samp{Message} menu
@cindex MH commands, @command{scan} @cindex MH commands, @command{scan}
...@@ -2476,6 +2485,13 @@ the option @code{mh-display-buttons-for-alternatives-flag} is on, then ...@@ -2476,6 +2485,13 @@ the option @code{mh-display-buttons-for-alternatives-flag} is on, then
the preferred part is shown inline and buttons are shown for each of the preferred part is shown inline and buttons are shown for each of
the other alternatives. the other alternatives.
@vindex mm-discouraged-alternatives
Many people prefer to see the @samp{text/plain} alternative rather
than the @samp{text/html} alternative. To do this in MH-E, customize
the option @code{mm-discouraged-alternatives}, and add
@samp{text/html}. The next best alternative, if any, will be shown.
@kindex K i @kindex K i
@findex mh-folder-inline-mime-part @findex mh-folder-inline-mime-part
...@@ -6381,7 +6397,7 @@ Function called by the tool bar search button (default: ...@@ -6381,7 +6397,7 @@ Function called by the tool bar search button (default:
Tool bar location (default: @samp{Same As Default Tool Bar}). Tool bar location (default: @samp{Same As Default Tool Bar}).
@c ------------------------- @c -------------------------
@item mh-xemacs-use-tool-bar-flag @item mh-xemacs-use-tool-bar-flag
If on, use tool bar (default: on, if supported). If @samp{on}, use tool bar (default: @samp{on}, if supported).
@end vtable @end vtable
In GNU Emacs, icons for some of MH-E's functions are added to the tool In GNU Emacs, icons for some of MH-E's functions are added to the tool
...@@ -7559,12 +7575,20 @@ reclassifies a range of messages (@pxref{Ranges}) as ham if it were ...@@ -7559,12 +7575,20 @@ reclassifies a range of messages (@pxref{Ranges}) as ham if it were
incorrectly classified as spam. It then refiles the message into the incorrectly classified as spam. It then refiles the message into the
@file{+inbox} folder. @file{+inbox} folder.
@cindex @samp{*MH-E Log*}
@cindex buffers, @samp{*MH-E Log*}
@findex call-process
@vindex mh-junk-background @vindex mh-junk-background
By default, the programs are run in the foreground, but this can be By default, the programs are run in the foreground, but this can be
slow when junking large numbers of messages. If you have enough memory slow when junking large numbers of messages. If you have enough memory
or don't junk that many messages at the same time, you might try or don't junk that many messages at the same time, you might try
turning on the option @code{mh-junk-background}. turning on the option @code{mh-junk-background}. @footnote{Note that
the option @code{mh-junk-background} is used as the @code{display}
argument in the call to @code{call-process}. Therefore, turning on
this option means setting its value to @samp{0}. You can also set its
value to @samp{t} to direct the programs' output to the @samp{*MH-E
Log*} buffer; this may be useful for debugging.}
The following sections discuss the various counter-spam measures that The following sections discuss the various counter-spam measures that
MH-E can work with. MH-E can work with.
...@@ -7590,6 +7614,7 @@ To use SpamAssassin, add the following recipes to @file{~/.procmailrc}: ...@@ -7590,6 +7614,7 @@ To use SpamAssassin, add the following recipes to @file{~/.procmailrc}:
@cindex header field, @samp{X-Spam-Status:} @cindex header field, @samp{X-Spam-Status:}
@smallexample @smallexample
PATH=$PATH:/usr/bin/mh
MAILDIR=$HOME/`mhparam Path` MAILDIR=$HOME/`mhparam Path`
# Fight spam with SpamAssassin. # Fight spam with SpamAssassin.
...@@ -7712,6 +7737,7 @@ To use bogofilter, add the following recipes to @file{~/.procmailrc}: ...@@ -7712,6 +7737,7 @@ To use bogofilter, add the following recipes to @file{~/.procmailrc}:
@cindex header field, @samp{X-Bogosity:} @cindex header field, @samp{X-Bogosity:}
@smallexample @smallexample
PATH=$PATH:/usr/bin/mh
MAILDIR=$HOME/`mhparam Path` MAILDIR=$HOME/`mhparam Path`
# Fight spam with Bogofilter. # Fight spam with Bogofilter.
...@@ -7764,6 +7790,7 @@ To use SpamProbe, add the following recipes to @file{~/.procmailrc}: ...@@ -7764,6 +7790,7 @@ To use SpamProbe, add the following recipes to @file{~/.procmailrc}:
@cindex header field, @samp{X-SpamProbe:} @cindex header field, @samp{X-SpamProbe:}
@smallexample @smallexample
PATH=$PATH:/usr/bin/mh
MAILDIR=$HOME/`mhparam Path` MAILDIR=$HOME/`mhparam Path`
# Fight spam with SpamProbe. # Fight spam with SpamProbe.
...@@ -7803,6 +7830,7 @@ can't read. ...@@ -7803,6 +7830,7 @@ can't read.
@cindex header field, @samp{Subject:} @cindex header field, @samp{Subject:}
@smallexample @smallexample
PATH=$PATH:/usr/bin/mh
MAILDIR=$HOME/`mhparam Path` MAILDIR=$HOME/`mhparam Path`
# #
...@@ -8528,6 +8556,7 @@ to the GnuCash mailing list, substitute one to which you are ...@@ -8528,6 +8556,7 @@ to the GnuCash mailing list, substitute one to which you are
subscribed. subscribed.
@smallexample @smallexample
PATH=$PATH:/usr/bin/mh
MAILDIR=$HOME/`mhparam Path` MAILDIR=$HOME/`mhparam Path`
# Place mail sent to the GnuCash mailing list in gnucash.spool, where # Place mail sent to the GnuCash mailing list in gnucash.spool, where
# Gnus will pick it up. # Gnus will pick it up.
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