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From: Nicolas Rougier <Nicolas.R<ougier@lo...> - 2007-04-23 07:21:57
Thanks, I guess people were afraid of what happened in 2002 (right
extremists entered the second turn) might happen again and this was one
of the reason they went to vote massively.
Concerning gnubiff, I'm no more the principal maintainer so I forward
your mail to the list. However, since the start of gnubiff, people have
been asking for the possibility of deleting emails so I guess it's maybe
time to seriously consider this option. The big difficulty would be to
have bug-free code to ensure that we won't delete any email by errors. I
will let Robert Sowada give his answer since he is the principal
On Mon, 2007-04-23 at 02:51 +0200, Bogdan Lisovich wrote:
> Dear Nicolas,
> Although I don't know whether I'm delighted with the results
> of the polling thus far, I congratulate the people of France on today's
> exceptionally high voter turnout. After years of officially observing
> elections in many parts of the world, I'm reassured to see that at least
> one European country is genuinely concerned about it political future.
> But that's not the real subject of my note.
> I just compiled your latest version of gnubiff (--disable-gnome) and it
> works nicely (I had been using 2.25 until today). What would make this
> application even more useful would be the inclusion of a mechanism to
> delete unwanted emails on the mail server. While I have a broadband
> connection, I do not, unfortunately, have unlimited bandwidth...that is
> to say, my ISP here in Ukraine restricts me to 500 MB per month. Like
> everybody, I suppose, I have friends who have unlimited quotas and thus
> unthinkingly send me their latest and greatest video clips or mp3s,
> which I have to delete on the mail server so as to avoid downloading
> them and thereby using up my precious Internet quota.
> For this purpose I have been using Mailbell and PopPeeper (Windows
> apps) in Wine, since they support SSL, but I would like to use a native
> GTK app that works nicely in the taskbar tray of IceWM, such as gnubiff,
> to do the same. There are two apps that do something similar to what I
> have in mind - Eremove and SMM, an old GTK1 program - but they do not
> support SSL, which I need for two gmail accounts. If you feel so
> inclined, I would very much appreciate the inclusion of a treeview
> function for the incoming emails and a possibility of killing them on
> their respective servers.
> Many thanks in advance for your consideration of this request.
> With kind regards,
> Bogdan Lisovich
> PS. Sorry this is in English. My French is pretty unacceptable at the