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Version 2.1 "Ten Years Later"

Item posted by Sergey Poznyakoff <gray> on Thu 10 Sep 2009 09:17:37 PM UTC.

GNU Mailutils Version 2.1 "Ten Years Later" is available for download from and its mirrors worldwide. As its informal name suggests, this release is a milestone in the project's history. Ten years ago, on 10 September 1999, the very first commit to the Mailutils repository was made. Today, our team is proud to present this release, a mature and well established mail handling framework.

Below is a short list of the most important changes since the prior release. For a detailed list of new features and changes, see

** The -f option semantics fully complies to the POSIX standard.
** The -F option is implemented.
** struct command
** envelope command
** variable command
** headline variable
** showenvelope variable
** fromfield variable
** variable-strict variable
** variable-pretty-print variable

** Python interface
** C++ interface

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