Wanderlust – mail / news reader

Wanderlust is a mail / news management system with IMAP4rev1 support for Emacs.

It integrates with BBDB (CategoryBbdb), supports MIME, can handle integrating with mailcrypt (cvs version) (WanderLustEncryption). MIME and PGP/MIME is handled via SEMI (SemiIsEmacsMimeInterface).

Wanderlust is free and open source software.

Features include:

  • Implementation in elisp only.
  • Support of IMAP4rev1, NNTP, POP(POP3/APOP), MH and Maildir.
  • Integrated access to messages based on Folder Specifications like Mew.
  • Key bindings and mark processing like Mew.
  • Management of threads and unread messages.
  • Folder mode to select and edit subscribed folders.
  • Message cache, Disconnected Operation.
  • MH-like Fcc (Fcc: %Backup is possible).
  • Full support of MIME (by SEMI).
  • Draft editing of mail and news as a same interface.
  • Icon based interface for the list of Folder (XEmacs and Emacs 21).
  • Skip fetching of a large message part of MIME(IMAP4).
  • Server side searching (IMAP4), internationalized searching is available.
  • Virtual folder.
  • Compressed folder.
  • Automatic expiration of old messages.
  • Automatic refiling.
  • Draft templates.

Developer: Yuuichi Teranishi and contributors
License: GNU General Public License either version 2, or (at your option) any later version

Wanderlust is written in Emacs Lisp. Learn Lisp with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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