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What follows are my notes on setting up my PowerBook G4 running Mac OS X Version 10.3. Comments welcome to

OS X Setup

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My .emacs

;; MH-E setup
(global-set-key "\C-xr" 'mh-rmail)
(global-set-key "\C-xm" 'mh-smail)
(add-hook 'mh-before-send-letter-hook 'ispell-message)
(add-hook 'mh-before-send-letter-hook 'untabify-hook)
(setq mh-reply-default-reply-to "all")
(setq mh-yank-from-start-of-msg 'autoattrib)
(defun my-mh-letter-mode-hook ()  (mh-to-fcc "outbox"))
(add-hook 'mh-letter-mode-hook 'my-mh-letter-mode-hook)
(setq mm-text-html-renderer 'w3m)
(setq mh-show-threads-flag t)
(setq mm-discouraged-alternatives 
      '("text/html" "text/richtext"))

;; Insidious Big Brother Database
(require 'bbdb)
(bbdb-initialize 'mh-e)
(add-hook 'mh-folder-mode-hook 'bbdb-insinuate-mh)
(setq bbdb-offer-save 0)

;; mailcrypt
(load-library "mailcrypt")
(mc-setversion "gpg")
(autoload 'mc-install-write-mode "mailcrypt" nil t)
(autoload 'mc-install-read-mode "mailcrypt" nil t)
(add-hook 'mail-mode-hook 'mc-install-write-mode)
(add-hook 'mh-folder-mode-hook 'mc-install-read-mode)
(add-hook 'mh-letter-mode-hook 'mc-install-write-mode)
(add-hook 'gnus-summary-mode-hook 'mc-install-read-mode)
(add-hook 'message-mode-hook 'mc-install-write-mode)
(add-hook 'news-reply-mode-hook 'mc-install-write-mode)
(setq mc-passwd-timeout 600
      mm-verify-option 'known
      mm-decrypt-option 'known)
(setq pgg-scheme 'gpg
      pgg-cache-passphrase t
      pgg-query-keyserver t
      pgg-passphrase-cache-expiry 1800)
(if (not (fboundp 'comint-read-noecho))
    (defalias 'comint-read-noecho 'read-passwd))

;; w3m browser
(autoload 'w3m "w3m" "Interface for w3m on Emacs." t)

;; gnus
(setq load-path (cons (expand-file-name "~/elisp/gnus-5.10.6/lisp") load-path))
(require 'gnus-load)

;; load mailcrypt
(load-library "mailcrypt")
(mc-setversion "gpg")

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