On Thu, 25 Apr 1996, Timothy J. Luoma wrote:
I'd like to be notified of new mail if and only if it matches a certain
criteria. I tried to use the 'write' command (to echo the FROM and
SUBJECT) but it never seems to be able to figure out my tty...
Why not just use procmail to filter that important mail into a certain
"important" folder, say important.fdr and then use
xbiff -file important.fdr
to monitor only that folder.