Expiring Mail Getting Mail Duplicates
Mailers and list servers are notorious for doing all sorts of really,
really stupid things with mail. ``Hey, RFC822 doesn't explicitly
prohibit us from adding the string
wE aRe ElItE!!!!!1!! to the
end of all lines passing through our server, so let's do that!!!!1!''
Yes, but RFC822 wasn't designed to be read by morons. Things that were
considered to be self-evident were not discussed. So. Here we are.
Case in point: The German version of Microsoft Exchange adds `
AW: ' to the subjects of replies instead of `
Re: '. I could pretend to
be shocked and dismayed by this, but I haven't got the energy. It is to
Gnus provides a plethora of functions for washing articles while displaying them, but it might be nicer to do the filtering before storing the mail to disc. For that purpose, we have three hooks and various functions that can be put in these hooks.
This hook is called before doing anything with the mail and is meant for grand, sweeping gestures. Functions to be used include:
This hook is called narrowed to each header. It can be used when cleaning up the headers. Functions that can be used include:
This hook is called narrowed to each message. Functions to be used include: