From: jplooney at domain compapp.dcu.ie
Date: Wed 18 Aug 1999 - 11:35:13 IST
On Wed, Aug 18, 1999 at 09:40:10AM +0100, Caolan McNamara mentioned:
> On 18-Aug-99 kevin lyda wrote:
> >ok, so i'll announce this one a little earlier. kate recently mentioned
> >that he'd like a gnome mail applet that would check multiple mailboxes.
> >perhaps this weekend we could write one (or two, three, etc). the idea
> >would be to use the mailing list to coordinate and get help. i can
> >again set up another project page so people know who's doing what.
> This time I would suggest that the backend of the applet is a standalone
> lib, as theres *always* someone who want an app like this. And sure as
> god they will go and write anyother one, so might as well make a generic
> mailbox/pop/imap/ms exchange! mail existence checker lib, before putting
> a few graphics up on top of it.
Better yet, how about a simple applet that displays something like
[inbox] | [trash]
[personal] | [spam]
[Ilug] | [kernel]
Where the little boxes are filled with the names of folders, and each
folder is described like:
For non-local stuff, just spawn off fetchmail -c every five
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