Dan McCullough: >> Well it seems my blocked mind cleared enough to come up with what I >> was missing and that was formail a beautiful little program that >> pretty much does the trick. Aaron Konstam: > So would the alias file. Only for new mail. Whatever was already in the spool file would stay there. I don't know about formail, whether it'd be the same, I haven't looked it up. Might be worth it. -- (This box runs FC5, my others run FC4 & FC6, in case that's important to the thread.) Don't send private replies to my address, the mailbox is ignored. I read messages from the public lists.