Gbuffy 0.2.6 review

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GBuffy is a GTK+ multiple mailbox "biff" program

License: GPL (GNU General Public License)
File size: 85K
Developer: Brandon Long
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GBuffy is a GTK+ multiple mailbox "biff" program. It is conceptually based on XBuffy by Bill Pemberton, but is a complete rewrite from scratch.

GBuffy will poll multiple mailboxes for new mail. It will list the number of new messages in each mailbox you configure. It will also highlight the mailboxes which have new mail.

Pressing the left mouse button on a mailbox with new mail will display the Sender and Subject of each new message. Additionally, GBuffy will display the X-Face header for messages which have them.

Pressing the middle mouse button on a mailbox will launch the configured command, generally a command to read the mailbox with your favorite mailreader. Pressing the right mouse button will bring up the configure menu.

GBuffy is currently capable of watching MBOX, MMDF, Maildir and MH Folders. This version also supports IMAP4rev1 and NNTP with XOVER mailboxes. Support for an external program for notification is planned.

Here are some key features of "Gbuffy":
Uses the GTK+ Toolkit
Supports the X-Face: header
Easy User Configuration
Configuration data stored using GNUStep libPropList
RFC2047 decoding of headers (that's non US-ASCII character set support)
Support for Maildir and MH mailboxes
Support for IMAP mailboxes

What's New in This Release:

SSL Support from Eivind Tagseth

fixes from debian:

don't display Vertical button in applet mode
manpage from Era Eriksson
fix for duplicating xface on imap mailboxes
new default command

better support for mh folders (.mh_sequences and .sylpheed_mark)
bugfix: display headers for new mail in maildir folders
bugfix: fix Courier IMAP support

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