converting Netscrape mailbox to Unix mbox format

Ivan Van Laningham ivanlan at callware.com
Wed Aug 11 20:13:41 CEST 1999


Hi All--

Eugene Leitl wrote:
> 
> Michael Hudson writes:
> 
>  > Last I looked Netscape mailbox format *was* unix mbox format (on unix
>  > anyway; can't speak for Netscape on windows) - have you tried pointing
>  > pine at them?
> 
> Yes. Both pine and VM. Both see a giant 5 MByte message.
> 
>  > Otherwise you could try the mailbox standard library module...

I remember MHonArc doing OK on Netscape mailboxes, but there were a lot
of missteps.  You might look into their code to see how they parse the
mbox into individual messages. ...

Take care,
Ivan
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