[Alpine-info] Re: Setting default user-id on non-Windows platform
chaitatp at gmail.com
Wed Dec 17 22:49:44 PST 2008
In my Linux box, I create a new account and running alpine under that. This
way you don't have to use that long name as your normal account.
... waking up to pee and see whats up online
On Thu, Dec 18, 2008 at 1:23 PM, Andreas Schamanek <
schamane at fam.tuwien.ac.at> wrote:
> On Thu, 18 Dec 2008, at 00:59, Benjamin R. Haskell wrote:
> > > Possibly... the ISP is Verizon and getting any sort of technical
> > > details from Verizon is unlikely to happen.
> > A better workaround would be to bounce from the proper role.
> That's what I would suggest, too. Set up a default role (Setup ->
> Rules -> Roles).
> > Instead of pressing 'B' to bounce, I type '#', then 'B', then choose
> > a role.
> Apparently, even a single/default role is not used for bouncing
> (setting the Resent-From header). Thus, one has to use # + B.
> On Wed, 17 Dec 2008, at 21:49, petesea at bigfoot.com wrote:
> > I fail to understand why Pine/Alpine are implemented that way... Why
> > are Windows users allowed to set a default user-id but non-Windows
> > users are not.
> I guess there are mainly historical reasons and the fact that this has
> not been asked for often.
> -- Andreas
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