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On (18/04/07 12:56), Timothy Murphy said:
> > > As I see it, kmail works in two phases -
> > > first it divides email from /var/spool/mail
> > > (where the mail is saved in mbox format)
> > > into different folders in ~/Mail
> > > (where it is held in maildir format).
> > > The second phase is to offer the mail
> > > in the different folders for reading.
> > Sounds like you're looking for procmail.
>> Well, I do run procmail, to invoke spamassassin, etc.
> But could it really divide email into maildir folders
> in the format that kmail wants, with indices, etc?
>Procmail can certainly deliver to maildir folders. I don't know anything
> In any case, is procmail to run on the laptop or the desktop?
> Can procmail run as a daemon?
> Can it collect mail from a remote computer?
> At the moment, as far as I can see,
> procmail is invoked by kmail.
>What you're looking for is :
1) fetchmail to grab the mail to your desktop
2) procmail to deliver it to different folders based on rules
3) an IMAP server that _all_ your different computers will use
(including the desktop where the mail is delivered) to read the mail.
John Madden -- john at jmadden.eu
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