Re: [dev] Sup and dmc

From: Łukasz Pankowski <>
Date: Sat, 09 Apr 2011 13:04:23 +0200

Bjartur Thorlacius <> writes:

> On 4/6/11, Hank D <> wrote:
>> The problem is that mutt sucks, too.
> True. It can be configured to suck even less, though. But I want a
> minimalist alternative that's configured to suck less *at build time*.
>> If the default for a text-based MUA is not to just display text,
>> something's awry.
> IMO, MUA should simply draw a list of messages to it's console, and
> simply pipe message contents through mailcap, for opening in another
> window, overwriting the message list or (if you're living in another
> century than I am) forwarding to a line printer producing a hardcopy.
> Mutt, on the other hand, sports a built in pager. Sucks.

I use no suckless MUA (gnus + mairix) but from those two mairix is more
important: any MUA that does not integrate easily fast full text
filtering of messages is just unusable with today's tons of mails.
Received on Sat Apr 09 2011 - 13:04:23 CEST

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