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|Full description='''VM''' (View Mail) is a mail reader that runs under [[XEmacs]] and [[GNU Emacs]]. It was written as an alternative to the Emacs [[RMAIL]] mail reader by Kyle Jones. VM is highly configurable and easy to use. It supports POP and IMAP mail servers, understands MIME, and handles mail folders in the standard UNIX mailbox format and the BABYL format used by the [[RMAIL]] mailer. It has a powerful virtual folder facility to facilitate searching as well as more advanced handling of multiple mail folders.
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|Full description='''VM''' (View Mail) is a mail reader that runs under [[XEmacs]] and [[GNU Emacs]]. It was written as an alternative to the Emacs [[RMAIL]] mail reader by Kyle Jones.  
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VM is highly configurable and easy to use. It supports POP and IMAP mail servers, understands MIME, and handles mail folders in the standard UNIX mailbox format and the BABYL format used by the [[RMAIL]] mailer. It has a powerful virtual folder facility to facilitate searching as well as more advanced handling of multiple mail folders.
 
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|Documentation note=User FAQ available in HTML format from http://www.wonderworks.com/vm/FAQ.html; User manual included and available in HTML format from http://www.wonderworks.com/vm/user-manual/
 
|Documentation note=User FAQ available in HTML format from http://www.wonderworks.com/vm/FAQ.html; User manual included and available in HTML format from http://www.wonderworks.com/vm/user-manual/
 
N.B. This package contains various extensions for VM.
 
 
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Revision as of 19:54, 20 January 2017


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VM

http://www.nongnu.org/viewmail/
mail user agent for Emacs

VM (View Mail) is a mail reader that runs under XEmacs and GNU Emacs. It was written as an alternative to the Emacs RMAIL mail reader by Kyle Jones.

VM is highly configurable and easy to use. It supports POP and IMAP mail servers, understands MIME, and handles mail folders in the standard UNIX mailbox format and the BABYL format used by the RMAIL mailer. It has a powerful virtual folder facility to facilitate searching as well as more advanced handling of multiple mail folders.





Licensing

License

Verified by

Verified on

Notes

Verified by

Debian: Manoj Srivastava <srivasta@debian.org>

Verified on

28 April 2014

Notes

There are fast encoders and decoders for common mime transport encodings included in this package. These programs are in the public domain.

Verified by

Genium

Verified on

21 January 2017




Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Robert Widhopf-Fenk Maintainer
Kyle Jones Original author & maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
User & DeveloperDownloadhttps://launchpad.net/vm
SavannahDeveloperhttps://savannah.nongnu.org/projects/viewmail
EmacsWikiGeneralhttps://www.emacswiki.org/emacs/CategoryViewMail
HistoryDeveloperhttp://www.robf.de/Hacking/elisp
DebianDeveloperhttps://tracker.debian.org/pkg/vm
Bug TrackingNewsgrouphttps://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/gnu.emacs.vm.bug
DeveloperGeneralhttps://launchpad.net/~vm
EmacsWikiGeneralhttps://www.emacswiki.org/emacs/ViewMailAddons
Bug Tracking,SupportE-mailmailto:hack@robf.de
WikidataGeneralhttps://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q113089834
HistoryDownloadhttp://download.savannah.gnu.org/releases/viewmail/
SupportNewsgrouphttps://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/gnu.emacs.vm.info
DeveloperVCS Repository Webviewhttps://bazaar.launchpad.net/~vm/vm/trunk/files


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Required to useGNU Emacs >= 22 or XEmacs >= 21.4 or




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