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Re: Multi-sigs in Knode

__/ [ Gordon ] on Saturday 25 March 2006 17:59 \__

> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> __/ [ Gordon ] on Saturday 25 March 2006 17:28 \__
>>> Is this possible? (Knode 0.10.1)
>> In my version of KNode this is not possible. However, you can specify a
>> binary from which a signature should be output (maybe this applies only to
>> KMail). You could, for example, run FORTUNE to get some random quotes. I
>> use a different approach to achieve this, which involves changing
>> .signature peripherally, ever 5 minutes.
>> *sigh* Oops. Hold on. As I re-read, I begin to think that what you seek is
>> the ability to have different signatures for different accounts or have
>> some signature choice in the menus. In KDE 3.1, I do not believe this is
>> possible. I have explored the options. I can't comment on later versions,
>> but I have this option in Thunderbird, to which I migrated from KMail last
>> year.
>> Hope it helps,
>> Roy
> Thanks - I'm on KDE 3.5 and that doesn't seem to have multi-sigs either. I
> also use TBird with the excellent extension that enables switching sigs on
> the fly, but at the moment I'm running into a problem with the default mail
> app setting on KDE 3.5 not sticking.
I was going to mention that very particular extension. I continue to discover
the power of many Thunderbird plug-ins (8 enabled thus far), but they cannot
compensate for the program being a poor newsreader (and RSS reader, I

I urge you, however, to look at a few enhancement which /might/ make it a
decent newsreader. Microsoft Outlook suffers from similar issues and has
third-party $oftware to bridge the gap. "Browse the Thunderbirds extensions
database" is the best I can offer. Build yourself a newsclient that suits
you, or stick with KNode, despite its apparent deficiencies.

Best wishes,


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