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MH and XMH: E-Mail for Users and Programmers

MH and XMH: E-Mail for Users and Programmers

by Jerry Peek
     
 

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Customizing your email environment can save you time and make communicating more enjoyable. MH & xmh: E-mail for Users & Programmers explains how to use, customize, and program with the MH electronic mail commands. There's also entensive coverage of xmh, a standard X client that's a handy and powerful graphical interface for MH.Don't be

Overview

Customizing your email environment can save you time and make communicating more enjoyable. MH & xmh: E-mail for Users & Programmers explains how to use, customize, and program with the MH electronic mail commands. There's also entensive coverage of xmh, a standard X client that's a handy and powerful graphical interface for MH.Don't be intimidated by the size of this book: MH and xmh are easy to learn and use. You can learn to use MH by reading only the 14 pages in Chapter 4. Chapter 14 covers xmh in 19 pages (about 7 of those are Figures). All the rest of the book is there to help you do things that you never thought you could do with an email system. This handbook is packed with explanations and useful examples of MH andxmh features, some of which are only hinted at in standard documentation.The second edition is updated for X Release 5 and MH 6.7.2. We added a chapter on mhook, sections explaining under-appreciated small commands and features, and more examples showing how to use MH to handle common situations.Contents include:

  • Introduction to MH and xmh.
  • Complete descriptions of standard MH and xmh.
  • Examples and tutorials for customizing the mail systems.
  • Detailed shell programming tutorial using MH in examples.
  • Quick reference charts and reference pages for MH and xmh.
  • How to get free copies of all programs and files.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781565920279
Publisher:
O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/28/1992
Series:
O'Reilly Nutshell Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
728
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.54(d)

Meet the Author

is a long time user of the Unix operating system. He has acted as a Unix consultant, courseware developer, and instructor. He is one of the originating authors of Unix Power Tools and the author of Learning the Unix Operating System by O'Reilly.

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