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3.16.1 Major differences between Mailutils MH and other MH implementations

  1. UUCP addresses are not supported;
  2. Mailutils supports a set of new format specifications (see Format String Diffs);
  3. Mailutils provides a set of new profile variables (see Profile Variable Diffs);
  4. All programs recognize --help and --version options

    These options are recognized only if no other arguments are present in the command line. Abbreviations are not recognized. This makes Mailutils MH implementation compatible with the standard usage for GNU tools.

  5. Several programs behave differently (see Program Diffs);