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NAME - configuration file for emil(1)


       group   Group_Name:   [ charset=   CHARSET  , ]  [ format=  FORMAT  , ]
       [ appletype= ENCODING , ] [ bin= ENCODING , ] [ textenc=  ENCODING  , ]
       [ henc= ENCODING ] ;

       match Context  Match_String  OUT ;

       member Group_Name :  Recipient  Sender  Recipient_host  , ... ;

       mailer Mailer_Name :  Path,  Program,  Arguments,  ... ;


       The  file  /etc/  is used by emil(1) to decide which conversions
       should be  applied  to  a  specific  Internet  message.  Conversion  is
       controlled  by  the combination of Sender, Recipient and Recipient_host
       and the corresponding group line.

       When emil is executed it first visits /etc/ with  the  arguments
       Sender,  Recipient  and  Recipient_host  to  extract the name of target
       group (as specified by the member fields). A subsequent check with  the
       group  fields  yields  the  target group structure, containing charset,
       format, bin, textenc and  henc.   Then  the  Sender  and  Recipient  is
       swapped to get the corresponding information about the sender.


       Commands  may appear in any order. They are all ended with a semi colon

              group  Defines a group by a group name  and  a  comma  separated
                     list of options.

                     Group_name - Name of the group.

                     charset  -  Specifies  the  charset  used  by  the group,
                     according to RFC1345.

                     format - Specifies the format used by  the  group.   Pick
                     one  of:  MIME, MAILTOOL, RFC822 or TRANSPARENT.  Default
                     is RFC822.

                     appletype - Specifies the format to be used for applefile
                     attachments.    Pick   one   of  Binhex,  appleDouble  or

                     bin - Specifies  the  encoding  to  be  used  for  binary
                     attachments.  Pick one of BAse64, BInhex or Uuencode.

                     textenc  -  Specifies  the  encoding to be used for text.
                     Pick one of BAse64, BInhex,  Uuencode,  Quoted-printable,
                     8bit,  Se  or  7bit. 7bit is default. When 7bit is chosen
                     the text is first converted to ISO-8859-1  and  then  the
                     8bit  characters  are  replaced by the english characters
                     with closest resemblance.  When Se is chosen the text  is
                     first   converted   to   ISO-8859-1  and  then  the  8bit
                     characters are replaced by the appropriate characters  as
                     specified  by  some  national  variants  of ISO-646. This
                     special conversion is suited to work in Sweden but  works
                     probably also for other european languages.

                     henc  -  Specifies  the  encoding  to  be used for header
                     lines.  Pick one of Base64, Quoted-printable, 8bit or Se,
                     7bit.   7bit is default. If BAse64 or Quoted-Printable is
                     selected  headers  are  converted  according  to  RFC1522
                     (MIME-II).   7bit  and  Se  behaives  like in the textenc

              match  This field is used to build  a  list  of  types  and  the
                     corresponding expression in the given context.

                     Context - One of MAILTOOL, MIME, BINHEX or UUENCODE.

                     OUT - The generic type of the field

                     Match_String  -  A  quoted string that corresponds to the
                     Context of the field. For MAILTOOL  Match_String  defines
                     the  Sun  Mailtool  X-Sun-Data_type  to be used. For MIME
                     Match_String defines the content-type  to  be  used.  For
                     UUENCODE  Match_String defines the file name extension to
                     be used.  For BINHEX Match_String defines the merged  two
                     4byte strings Type and Auth info.

              member Defines  members  of  a group given as a group name and a
                     comma separated list of the triples Recipient, Sender and
                     Recipient_host.  Either one in the triples can be totally
                     or partly replaced by a wildcard ’*’.

                     Group_name - Name of the group.

                     Sender - Sender’s mail address.

                     Recipient - Recipient’s mail address.

                     Recipient_host - Name of the recipient host or relay.

       mailer Defines a mailer (or tags a program) as  a  mailer  name  and  a
              comma separated list of arguments that makes up the execv vector
              of the program to execute.

              Mailer_name - Name of the mailer.

              Path - Path of the program to execute.

              Program - Name of the program to execute

              Arguments - A list of each command line  argument  to  use  when
              invoking  the program.  To be suitable for mail programs you can
              specify variables representing sender, recipient and mail relay.
              These are specified by $s, $r and $x respectively.


       Martin   Wendel   (   and   Torbjorn   Wictorin





                               19 December 1994