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fastmail(1)							   fastmail(1)

       fastmail - quick batch mail interface

       bcc-list] cc-list] comments] from-name]
	      from-addr] in-reply-to] reply-to] references]
	      subject] filename address-list

       The command is a simple interface to the mail system that allows you to
       send a message without the overhead of an interactive  mailer.	It  is
       particularly efficient in batch-processing mail to very large groups of

       All addresses should be full e-mail addresses, aliases in the file,  or
       local login names.

       recognizes the following options:

	      Include a	     header  entry.   Send  blind carbon copies to the
			     comma-separated list of addresses in bcc-list.

	      Include a	     header entry.  Send carbon copies to  the	comma-
			     separated list of addresses in cc-list.

	      Include a	     header entry with the string value comments.

	      Debug.	     Display information on processing steps.

	      Replace the user name in the
			     header entry with from-name.

			     If	 the  user  is	and  the user name is then the
			     default line is:

			     The option changes it to:

	      Replace the address in the
			     header entry  with	 from-addr.   In  the  example
			     above, changes the original entry to

	      Include the    header  entry  with the string value in-reply-to.
			     This is usually used to identify a	 message  that
			     you are replying to.

	      Include the    header  entry  with  the  single address given in
			     replyto.  This is the address where replies  will
			     usually  be sent, instead of to the address given
			     in the header entry,  very	 common	 with  mailing

	      Include a	     header  entry  containing the string value refer‐

	      Include a	     header entry containing the  value	 subject.   If
			     this option is omitted, the message is sent with‐
			     out a subject entry.

       recognizes the following operands:

	      address-list   A list of one or more  blank-separated  addresses
			     for  the  header  line.   These are the principal
			     recipients of the message.

	      filename	     Either the name of a file containing the message,
			     or a dash to read from standard input.

   A Fully Specified Command
       This command has every option specified.

       The online execution displays the following debug messages:

       The received message has the following relevant header entries:

       The header entry is not transmitted.

   A Batch Process
       Suppose	you are user on machine and you have a shell script named that
       contains the following lines:

       The command:

       would mail a copy of the file to and staggered ten seconds apart.

       would also silently receive a copy of the first message	in  the	 mail.
       Each resultant message would include the header lines:

       aliases file.
       Mail transport agent.
       Temporary file.

       was developed by HP.

       elm(1), sendmail(1M).

       RFC 822	 "Standard for the Format of Internet Text Messages"


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