On Mon, Dec 03, 2007 at 01:05:19PM +1100, Brian Salter-Duke wrote:
> A long time ago, around the end of 2000 according to my notebooks, I
> was involved in using mixmaster and making some code and documentation
> changes which I believe Thomas included. I have not used it since then
> and have no intention of doing so. I now see no need for it. However,
> out of curiosity, I have had a look at the situation briefly.
> Back in 2000 there seemed to be very few people using mixmaster with
> mutt. It worked with version 2.04 which was stagnant and did not work
> with version 2.9 which was in slow development. I see nothing from the
> ChangeLog to suggest that has changed.
> The manual refers to 2.04beta45 as the latest. There seems to be a
> 2.04b46 from 2002. The manual says the latest 2.9 is 2.9b23. There
> seemes to have been quite a bit of development here, with more 2.9 betas
> and three 3.0 betas. The latest appears to be 3.0rc1. 3.0 may be
> released "soon". OK, so that is something for the manual.
> The links are http://sourceforge.net/projects/mixmaster/ and
> Is anyone using mixmaster with mutt? If not, perhaps it should be
> removed from the code. If it is not to be removed, the code should
> certainly be changed to work with version 3.0.
> I hope this is of some use to someone.
As a followup to this, I posted something similar to the mutt usenet
group and got this interesting reply:-
>> Is anyone using the mixmaster support in mutt?
>> I ask merely because I was involved in improving this about 7 years ago, and
>> I'm curious. I have no intention of ever using it again. The support is for a
>> very old version of Mixmaster and not for the more recent version 3 betas.
>It does work here. (Debian sid, mutt 1.5.17-1, mixmaster 3.0b2-6)
Is this inclusion of mixmaster 3.0b compatability only in a debian mutt
or is it in mutt 1.5.17. If the former, can that code be added to
1.5.18? If the latter, can the manual reflect this? I do not understand
what is going on.
> "First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you,
> then you win."
> -- Gandhi, being prophetic about Linux.
> Brian Salter-Duke (Brian Duke) Email: b_duke(AT)bigpond(DOT)net(DOT)au
A child of five could understand this! Fetch me a child of five.
-- Marx (guess which one)
Brian Salter-Duke (Brian Duke) Email: b_duke(AT)bigpond(DOT)net(DOT)au