General-Purpose Mail Package
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You can compose the message by simply typing the contents of it, line
by line. But usually this is not enough, you would need to edit
your text, to quote some messages, etc.
escape character + command
is recognized as a compose escape only if it occurs at the beginning of
a line and the standard input is connected to a terminal. If the
escape character must appear at the beginning of a line, enter it
The actual escape character may be changed by setting the value of
escape mail variable (see Mail Variables).
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