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Revision: 3797
Committed: Fri Dec 21 14:59:34 2007 UTC (14 years, 6 months ago) by laffer1
File size: 1077 byte(s)
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Add alpine (part one of two).

Alpine is a NNTP, IMAP, POP3 and local mail client.  It is the natrual successor to PINE.

This port was based on Doug Barton's port for FreeBSD.  It is a master port for editors/pico-alpine (coming soon)

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# Content
1 Alpine is a screen-oriented message-handling tool for news, and POP, IMAP,
2 and local e-mail. In its default configuration it offers a limited set of
3 functions geared toward the novice user, but it also has a large list of
4 optional "power-user" and personal-preference features.
5
6 Alpine's basic feature set includes:
7 * View, Save, Export, Delete, Print, Reply and Forward messages.
8 Compose messages in a simple editor with word-wrap and a
9 spelling checker. Messages may be postponed for later completion.
10 * Selection and management of message folders.
11 * Address book to keep a list of long or frequently-used
12 addresses. Personal distribution lists may be defined.
13 Addresses may be taken into the address book from incoming mail
14 without retyping them.
15 * New mail checking/notification occurs automatically (configurable).
16 * On-line, context-sensitive help screens.
17
18 Alpine supports MIME (Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions), an Internet
19 Standard for representing multipart and multimedia data in email.
20
21 WWW: http://www.washington.edu/alpine/

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