[conspire] Linux program to remove mail from server?

Ross Bernheim rossbernheim at speakeasy.net
Wed Apr 27 21:51:49 PDT 2005

On Apr 27, 2005, at 7:46 PM, Rick Moen wrote:

> And yet, its scripting abilities mostly suck[1], except where they're 
> drawn
> from the BSD base (and are command-line tools).  Edward described a
> classic situation plainly calling for simple scripting -- a 
> laundry-list
> of POP3 sites to have bulk delete operations performed on them -- but
> he then rejected out of hand a number of utilities probably suitable to
> his problem because they aren't "GUI".

I agree that Mac OS 9 scripting was minimal at best. Applescript was a 
concept, but relied far too much on the programmers of all the 
to support it. QuicKeys could do a lot and was not application 
dependent and
was my solution.

OS X had poor scripting and initially, QuicKeys was not terribly 
functional. It
has been improving over time so that now it is quite functional as a 
solution. Particularly since it can also do mouse and button presses 
among other
things that regular scripting can not do.


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witchcraft.. Today, it's called golf (Les Pourciau)

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