diff options
authorSergey Poznyakoff <>2016-11-07 08:14:15 +0200
committerSergey Poznyakoff <>2016-11-07 08:15:20 +0200
commitf93a4f1be0672e9a728bf28585e1c11a2e3306b4 (patch)
parentfd19deb4391f18e1a752ae5cfe4a9d3155e97705 (diff)
Version 3.0release-3.0
2 files changed, 11 insertions, 14 deletions
diff --git a/NEWS b/NEWS
index a3190d4e6..fe4c9c348 100644
--- a/NEWS
+++ b/NEWS
@@ -1,16 +1,15 @@
-GNU mailutils NEWS -- history of user-visible changes. 2016-11-02
+GNU mailutils NEWS -- history of user-visible changes. 2016-11-06
Copyright (C) 2002-2016 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
See the end of file for copying conditions.
Please send mailutils bug reports to <>.
-Version 2.99.993 (Git)
+Version 3.0 - 2016-11-06
This version is a major rewrite of GNU Mailutils. Quite a few parts
of the basic framework were rewritten from scratch, while some others
-undergone a considerable revamping. The user documentation at the
-moment is insufficient, and in some aspects even scarce. It is being
+undergone considerable revamping. The documentation is still being
worked upon. However, most of the utilities self-document themselves.
To obtain a summary of available configuration statements for a given
program, run `program --config-help'. For additional documentation,
@@ -136,7 +135,7 @@ example:
mail -A prog --encoding quoted-printable --content-type text/c \
-A main.c -A ext.h
-Here, the file "prog" will be attached witg the content type
+Here, the file "prog" will be attached with the content type
"application/octet-stream" and encoding base64, while the files
"main.c" and "ext.h" will be marked with content type "text/c" and
encoded using "quoted-printable" algorithm.
@@ -168,7 +167,7 @@ to the `return-address' variable, e.g.:
** MH: improved compatibility with other implementations
-** MH inc: new option --moveto
+** MH inc: new option -moveto
This option instructs the utility to move incorporated messages into
another folder instead of deleting them. It is implemented only for
@@ -198,11 +197,11 @@ option:
Moves incorporated messages into FOLDER. This is similar to the
- `--moveto' option, but applies only to that particular mailbox.
+ `-moveto' option, but applies only to that particular mailbox.
See the example above.
- Disables the previous `--moveto' option.
+ Disables the previous `-moveto' option.
Controls source mailbox truncation. If BOOL is not given or is
@@ -298,9 +297,9 @@ options for particular interfaces. For example, to build only GDBM
** Link with GSASL by default
GSASL is used by several Mailutils components (notably pop3d
-and imap4d as well as their client counterparts) for authentification.
+and imap4d as well as their client counterparts) for authentication.
Since this version, it is enabled by default if configure detects the
-presense of GNU SASL version 0.2.3 or later.
+presence of GNU SASL version 0.2.3 or later.
This can be disabled using the --without-gsasl option.
@@ -349,7 +348,7 @@ transaction.
This method copies the requested set of messages into another
mailbox. It is accessed using the `mu_mailbox_msgset_copy' or
-`mu_mailbox_message_copy' functions. So far it is implememented
+`mu_mailbox_message_copy' functions. So far it is implemented
only for IMAP and IMAPS mailboxes.
** MIME support improved.
@@ -812,8 +811,6 @@ New diagnostics functions are available, among them:
A new header file, mailutils/diag.h, provides declarations for these
and other related functions.
-See documentation (FIXME: Chapter?) for more information.
The functions mu_error and mu_verror are shortcuts for
mu_diag_output (MU_DIAG_ERROR, ...) and mu_diag_voutput (MU_DIAG_ERROR, ...),
diff --git a/ b/
index 92ac4a15e..ac6d56759 100644
--- a/
+++ b/
@@ -16,7 +16,7 @@ dnl You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along
dnl with GNU Mailutils. If not, see <>.
-AC_INIT([GNU Mailutils], [2.99.993], [], [mailutils],
+AC_INIT([GNU Mailutils], [3.0], [], [mailutils],

Return to:

Send suggestions and report system problems to the System administrator.