These variables are (for the most part) pertinent to all the various mail back ends.
gnus-article-decode-encoded-wordsis one likely function to add to this hook.
nnmail-pre-get-new-mail-hook(is called just before starting to handle the new mail) and
nnmail-post-get-new-mail-hook(is called when the mail handling is done). Here's and example of using these two hooks to change the default file modes the new mail files get:
(add-hook 'nnmail-pre-get-new-mail-hook (lambda () (set-default-file-modes #o700))) (add-hook 'nnmail-post-get-new-mail-hook (lambda () (set-default-file-modes #o775)))
nil, the mail back ends will use long file and directory names. Groups like ‘mail.misc’ will end up in directories (assuming use of
nnmlback end) or files (assuming use of
nnfolderback end) like mail.misc. If it is
nil, the same group will end up in mail/misc.
nil, put the
Message-IDs of articles imported into the back end (via
Gcc, for instance) into the mail duplication discovery cache. The default is
This can be useful, for example, when using Fancy Splitting
(see Fancy Mail Splitting) together with the function