General-Purpose Mail Package
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Takes a message list and a file or mailbox name and appends each
message in turn to that file or mailbox. The syntax for mailbox
is the same as for the
file command (see Mailbox shortcuts). The name of the mailbox and number of lines and
characters appended to it is echoed on the terminal. When writing to
file, the numbers represent exact number of lines and characters
appended to the file. When file specifies a mailbox, these
numbers may differ by the amount of lines/characters needed to
represent message envelope for that specific mailbox type.
Each saved message is marked for deletion as if with
command, unless the variable
keepsave is set.
save, but the file to append messages to is named after the
sender of the first message in msglist. The file name is
selected as described in saving mail by name. For example:
? from 14 15 U 14 email@example.com Fri Jun 30 18:11 14/358 The Save c U 15 firstname.lastname@example.org Fri Jun 30 18:30 8/245 Re: The Sa ? Save 14 15 "smith" 22/603
i.e., 22 lines (603 characters) have been appended to the file “smith”. If the file does not exist, it is created.
save, except that only message body (without the
header) is saved.
Save, except that only message body (without the
header) is saved.
Mark list of messages to be saved in the user’s personal mailbox
(see personal mailbox) upon exiting via
command. This is the default action for all read messages, unless you
Touch the specified messages. If any message in msglist is not specifically deleted nor saved in a file, upon normal termination it will be acted upon as if it had been read (see mail message states).
save, except that saved messages are not marked as
Save, except that saved messages are not marked as
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