I've been incorporating Mac support into mhonarc based upon the patches
you gave me.
o How does one specify an absolute pathname under MacPerl?
I'd like to update the installation program and documentation.
Unless installation under a Mac would require a completely
o Have you resolved the problem with \n, \r, translation?
o I may not include autodir in the next release. The feature
can provide confusion when multiple mailboxes/folders are
o I like autotitle, but it also, may not make the next release.
Autotitle would have to be used with care, especially when
archive multiple mailboxes and folders (which title to use?).
o I noticed you changed mhonarc to have a default resource
file name. The reason I did not have mhonarc use a default
resource file is that it can lead to unnecessary computation
during archive updates. The database file stores resource
information. Therefore, it is unnecessary to constantly
specify a resource file. The only time you would want to
respecify it is if changes in layout are to be done to the
I appreciate your work in getting it to run under MacPerl. Hopefully,
I can incorporate what you did without screwing things up. If
you do not mind, I'd like to be able to contact you for test purposes
to check that the next version of mhonarc can run under MacPerl.
P.S. A mhonarc mailing list has recently been set up. To find
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