This section describes a special mail back end called
and its companion library
gnus-diary. It is “special” in the
sense that it is not meant to be one of the standard alternatives for
reading mail with Gnus. See Choosing a Mail Back End for that.
Instead, it is used to treat some of your mails in a special way,
namely, as event reminders.
Here is a typical scenario:
The Gnus Diary back end has the ability to handle regular appointments (that wouldn’t ever be deleted) as well as punctual ones, operates as a real mail back end and is configurable in many ways. All of this is explained in the sections below.
|• The NNDiary Back End:||Basic setup and usage.|
|• The Gnus Diary Library:||Utility toolkit on top of nndiary.|
|• Sending or Not Sending:||A final note on sending diary messages.|