reading sender's name in mailx

reading sender's name in mailx

Post by mi.. » Wed, 11 Dec 1996 04:00:00

First, I apologise if this is not the appropriate NG, but I couldn't find a
mailx group - do let me know if a more appropriate group exists.

I use mailx 4.2 on a SunSparc workstation running SunOS 5.3.

I'd like to read the name of the sender of messages to a variable so that I
can automate a response like:

Hi $sendername,

Anyone know if this is possible in mailx?

I get the feeling a lot of you are going to suggest upgrading to different


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