The addition of 'Fcc: +outbox' does seem an appropriate and consistent default for new users that can easily be adjusted by seasoned veterans. +1.
On Tue, Jul 01, 2003 at 12:17:29AM -0700, Bill Wohler wrote: > Glenn Burkhardt <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > > I'd like to change the default components file to include a folder copy: > > > > To: > > cc: > > Fcc: +sent-mail > > Subject: > > -------- > > Obviously it won't be a clear majority, but perhaps there will be some > consensus. > > I think a Fcc out of the box is entirely appropriate for new users. The > Dcc usage that Earl suggests is a little more advanced, and is typically > used with procmail which is even more advanced (although it is > absolutely necessary these days). And remember that Dcc is still > undocumented and thus shouldn't be added to the default files. > > I've been using "Fcc: +out" for years. Inevitably, I get a "I lost your > mail, please resend" at least once a month, and I often remind myself > what I said. Perhaps Earl hasn't quite hit the magic-40 senility barrier > yet ;-). > > While I use +out, I think +outbox is more MH-like than +sent-mail and > would vote for +outbox for the default and may well edit my own > components file accordingly now that I'm thinking of it. > > -- > Bill Wohler <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> http://www.newt.com/wohler/ GnuPG ID:610BD9AD > Maintainer of comp.mail.mh FAQ and MH-E. Vote Libertarian! > If you're passed on the right, you're in the wrong lane. >