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From: Rainer M Krug <r.m.krug@gmail.com>
To: Torsten Wagner <torsten.wagner@gmail.com>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org, Rasmus <rasmus@gmx.us>
Subject: Re: Compose emails in ogr, but send them via thunderbird?
Date: Thu, 05 Apr 2012 11:33:34 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <4F7D66EE.8050307@gmail.com> (raw)
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On 04/04/12 04:05, Torsten Wagner wrote:
> Hi Rainer,
> Hmm interstingly I working on exact the same task.... I want to get rid of Thunderbird because
> its troubling me to much, but I can't find an easy drop-in replacement. Recently, I got notmuch
> running after giving up on gnus for the third or fourth time, because I never found enough time
> to come into it. Unfortunately, I find the notmuch thread buffers rather confusing and would be
> very happy if a little org-mode magic would move into it.
> Nevertheless notmuch allows you to write emails too. What you have to do is to set-up the smtp
> server to sent your mails. That can be either a pointer to an existing smtp server (like gmail)
> or a own server. A own server might be nice but requires some fiddling and hence I decided to
> use msmtp [1]. It requires only a very small config file with the credentials and settings for
> each smtp (email) account. Mostly what you are used to type into thunderbird too. In my emacs
> init files I added
> /--------------------------------init_notmuch.el---------------------------------------/ 
> ;;/////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// ;; notmuch and smtp settings 
> ;;//////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
> (require 'notmuch) (setq message-send-mail-function 'message-send-mail-with-sendmail) ;; we
> substitute sendmail with msmtp (setq sendmail-program "/usr/bin/msmtp") ;;need to tell msmtp
> which account we're using (setq message-sendmail-extra-arguments '("-a" "gmail")) ;; integrate
> with org-mode (require 'org-notmuch) (require 'notmuch-address) (setq notmuch-address-command
> "/home/torsten/mails/get_address.sh") (notmuch-address-message-insinuate) 
> /--------------------------------init-notmuch.el---------------------------------------------------/
>  get_address.sh is a little shell script which enables to access the googlemail contact list
> and you will get auto completion.
> /----------------------get_address.sh-------------------------/ #!/bin/sh goobook query "$*" |
> sed 's/\(.*\)\t\(.*\)\t.*/\2 \<\1\>/' | sed '/^$/d' 
> /---------------------get_address.sh------------------------/
> details about this can be found on the notmuch website.
> Being in a notmuch buffer pressing 'm' opens a new buffer with a empty template in Message
> mode Fill it and C-c C-C will send the mail out. It should appear in notmuch later and if you
> did your filtering/tagging right you can file it under sent. From there it should be pretty
> easy to link to an org-mode file.
> Again I would like to see notmuch using more org-mode magic to get a more clean representation
> of mails and esp. threads. Some more hooks like automatic linking to notmuch emails in
> org-mode buffers and creating of emails directly from org-mode buffers would be nice and I
> guess its rather easy to implement. (E.g., a single command to create a new mail and generating
> a org-mode link to that email in notmuch, at the current position in a org-mode buffer would be
> very nice).
> Hope that helps

Hi Torsten,

id definitely does. I have implemented it and am playing at the moment with the "external editor"
(combined with the "message-mode" and the get_address.sh script) and it looks quite nice at the

I think I will tackle the rest later.



> [1] http://msmtp.sourceforge.net/
> On 3 April 2012 22:34, Rainer M Krug <r.m.krug@gmail.com> wrote: On 03/04/12 11:36, Rasmus
> wrote:
>>>> Rasmus <rasmus@gmx.us> writes:
>>>>> ¹  http://globs.org/articles.php?pg=2&lng=en
>>>> You might also be able to work something out with Keysnail, which, at least in Fx, can
>>>> also call external editors (Emacs, mostly)
> Also interesting - nice. Cheers,
> Rainer
>>>> https://github.com/mooz/keysnail/wiki
>>>> –Rasmus

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  reply	other threads:[~2012-04-05  9:33 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2012-04-03  8:09 Compose emails in ogr, but send them via thunderbird? Rainer M Krug
2012-04-03  9:29 ` Rasmus
2012-04-03  9:36   ` Rasmus
2012-04-03 13:34     ` Rainer M Krug
2012-04-04  2:05       ` Torsten Wagner
2012-04-05  9:33         ` Rainer M Krug [this message]
2012-04-05 14:42           ` Martin Pohlack
2012-04-03 13:31   ` Rainer M Krug

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