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Re: POP3 mail clients

On Thu, 25 Jan 2001, Sandip Bhattacharya wrote:

> > i am planning to use fetchmail and pine (though mutt seems very good)
> > ...i have a few problems:
> > 1. do i have to create a new user to match my email id? as in my login
> > is sidd but my email id is kaza so will i have to make another user
> > called kaza for pine to show the correct FROM header?
> No you don't HAVE TO. while I WAS using system accounts with the same id as
> my email because of this problem, apparently Pine does let you set any user
> as FROM: by using some of it's undocumented or hidden options in .pinerc.
Its all documented. Its in a file called technotes.txt. 
And you got the source :-)

bye :)

> You will have to dig out that info from the Pine sites. I did use it once
> and it had worked.