Sup 0.5 Released

Sup version 0.5 has been released!

Sup is a console-based email client for people with a lot of email.
It supports tagging, very fast full-text search, automatic contact-
list management, and more. If you’re the type of person who treats
email as an extension of your long-term memory, Sup is for you.

Sup makes it easy to:

  • Handle massive amounts of email.

  • Mix email from different sources: mbox files (even across different
    machines), Maildir directories, IMAP folders, POP accounts, and
    GMail accounts.

  • Instantaneously search over your entire email collection. Search
    over body text, or use a query language to combine search
    predicates in any way.

  • Handle multiple accounts. Replying to email sent to a particular
    account will use the correct SMTP server, signature, and from

  • Add custom code to handle certain types of messages or to handle
    certain types of text within messages.

  • Organize email with user-defined labels, automatically track
    recent contacts, and much more!

The goal of Sup is to become the email client of choice for nerds


0.5 / 2008-04-22

  • new hooks: extra-contact-addresses, startup

  • ‘!!’ now loads all threads in current search

  • general state saving speedup

  • threads with unsent draft messages are now shown in red

  • –compose spawns a compose-message buffer on startup

  • Many bugfixes and UI improvements