Changes between Version 1 and Version 2 of MuttGuide/Send


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Timestamp:
Oct 27, 2013 6:31:25 PM (4 years ago)
Author:
MichaelRay
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grammar, wikiml fixes

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    2626Before you send a message, you must provide the recipient, a subject and the content.
    27 There are 2 ways to provide content:
    28 * a previously edited txt-file as STDIN on the cmd-line.
     27There are two ways to provide content:
     28* a previously edited text-file as STDIN on the command-line.
    2929* interactively typed in an editor invoked by mutt.
    3030
     
    4747When you send an email via mutt, mutt hands the message to the MSA,
    4848which then delivers the mail to your ISP's mail server.
    49 Most MSAs are very simple to configure and install, and ususally need little or no tweaking to the .muttrc.
     49Most MSAs are very simple to configure and install, and usually need little or no tweaking to the .muttrc.
    5050
    5151See list of LightSMTPagents (MSAs) that you may want to try, esmtp and msmtp are popular.
     
    5757=== Basic overview ===
    5858
    59 Many MUAs provide facilities to comunicate directly with a remote
     59Many MUAs provide facilities to communicate directly with a remote
    6060server, so that you don't need to have installed and running a local
    61 server on the sending host.  In those cases the mua comunicates
     61server on the sending host.  In those cases the mua communicates
    6262directly with a mail server (using the SMTP/ESMTP protocol), when you
    6363specify to do it (e.g. when you push a button like "send all").
    6464
    65 Mutt doesn't provide (unless patched) such a facility, but it has to
     65Mutt, unless patched, doesn't provide such a facility, but it has to
    6666generate a new mailer instance that will act as SMTP client in place
    6767of mutt. (new in 1.5.14: it has).
    6868
    69 The message generated by mutt is passed via stdin to a new instance of
     69The message generated by mutt is passed via STDIN to a new instance of
    7070the mailer program (a mailer program such as sendmail, exim or postfix
    7171act either as server and as client, although they're generally
     
    9797input, and will parse it. In case of a malformed message, it will send
    9898and error message to the user to whom belongs the mua trasmitting the
    99 message (e.g. <tt>user@localhost.localdomain</tt>), and it will exit with a non
     99message (e.g. '''user@localhost.localdomain'''), and it will exit with a non
    100100zero exit code: the -oem flag forces the returning of a non zero exit
    101101code even in the case the error message has been successfully sent to
     
    109109the sendmail command line interface, and their installation creates
    110110a simbolic link named "/usr/bin/sendmail" pointing to their
    111 correspondent mailer binary.
     111corresponding mailer binary.