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MBX2MBOX(1)	      User Contributed Perl Documentation	   MBX2MBOX(1)

NAME
       mbx2mbox	- Converts Outlook .mbx	and .dbx files into standard RFC822
       mail files.

SYNOPSIS
	 mbx2mbox [-dc]	<files ending in .mbx or .dbx>

DESCRIPTION
	 mbx2mbox attempts to convert Microsoft's proprietary .mbx and .dbx
	 formats to the	standard RFC822	mail format used by programs like
	 Pine, Eudora, and Netscape.  The .mbx and .dbx	files provided as
	 arguments to mbx2mbox are processed and output	to files having	the
	 same name, except without the .mbx extension.

	 Mailboxes from	newer versions of Outlook and Outlook express may not
	 be supported.	Be sure	to compress your mailbox using Outlook,	which
	 should	help remove some of the	binary data from the file. Also	be
	 aware that this script	has not	been tested for	Outlook	versions since
	 circa 1997, and may not work.

	 For a survey of alternative methods of	converting Outlook mailboxes,
	 visit the mbx2mbox homepage at	http://mbx2mbox.sourceforge.net/.

OPTIONS	AND ARGUMENTS
       -c  Causes mbx2mbox to more agressively remove binary-like characters.
	   (This will remove characters	that are part of the foreign language
	   character set.)

       -d  Debug mode.

EXAMPLES
       Process saved.mbx and sent.dbx, creating	the standard mail files
       "saved" and "sent".

	 mbx2mbox saved.mbx sent.dbx

AUTHOR
	 David Coppit, <david@coppit.org>, http://coppit.org/

SEE ALSO
       elm(1), mail(1),	grep(1), perl(1), printmail(1),	Mail::Internet(3)
       Crocker,	 D.  H., Standard for the Format of Arpa Internet Text
       Messages, RFC822.

POD ERRORS
       Hey! The	above document had some	coding errors, which are explained
       below:

       Around line 237:
	   '=item' outside of any '=over'

       Around line 246:
	   You forgot a	'=back'	before '=head1'

perl v5.32.0			  2001-11-26			   MBX2MBOX(1)

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