March 23, 2003

deleting messages after N days — tips

March 23, 2003 - Categories: !Uncategorized

I was somewhat apologetic about the lack of delete-after-N-days
features in Linux mail clients, since my mom relies on that to keep
mail volumes manageable and yet still be able to share mail with other people.
Then a message on debian-user@lists.debian.org alerts me to the fact that
some people use something like this in their crontab:

» #  m   h  dom mon dow command
» # auto archive debian-user messages over 14 days old
»    40  8   *   *   *  archivemail -q -d 14 —delete imap://mrroach:password@okmaybe.com/INBOX.debian-user

I’ll install archivemail on the Lifebook and see if it does the work…

custom binding

March 23, 2003 - Categories: !Uncategorized

I have bound keycode 131 to ( and keycode 129 to ) on my jp106 keyboard. 131 is the muhenkan key to the left of my spacebar; 129 is the henkan key to the right. I’ve also bound keycode 120, which is normally supposed to toggle between katakana and hiragana, to F30. I might use this to toggle between dvorak and qwerty in the future. Stock dvorak or qwerty misplaces some useful punctuation…

harvey chua

March 23, 2003 - Categories: !Uncategorized

My mom wants to make sure her friends find her e-mail and our website. Harvey Chua