[neomutt-users] neomutt+msmtp for web.de, anyone?

Pietro Cerutti gahr at gahr.ch
Wed Nov 18 11:33:58 CET 2020

On Nov 18 2020, 09:59 UTC, Sven Guckes <neomutt-lists at guckes.net> wrote:
>* Pietro Cerutti <gahr at gahr.ch> [2020-11-18 09:31]:
>> On Nov 18 2020, 07:11 UTC, Sven Guckes wrote:
>> > the option "folder" is used for *saving* mails.
>> Wait... the "folder" setting is used to shorten paths using
>> + or =, so you can refer to +Inbox, +Sent, etc. and is
>> interpreted asa base path to your mailbox hierarchy.
>> Where outgoing mails are stored is decided by
>> the "record" setting, which defaults to ~/sent.
>> I can start neomutt with an empty config,
>> set folder=pops://pop.fastmail.com:995,
>> <change-folder> +, enter my login details,
>> and I'll be sitting in my Inbox on FastMail.
>so when you compose a message and send it off then
>neomutt will store outbound mails on a remote host?
>interesting concept.  i never tried this before!

No - that's the opposite of what I'm saying. I am saying that unless you 
configure you "record" setting to depend on folder, record is going to 
be ~/sent. It doesn't matter how you are reading your mail (locally, 

Pietro Cerutti

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