Pine is a tool for reading, sending, and managing electronic messages. Pine was developed by Computing & Communications at the University of Washington. Though originally designed for inexperienced email users, Pine has evolved to support many advanced features, and an ever-growing number of configuration and personal-preference options. Pine is available for Unix as well as for personal computers running a Microsoft operating system (PC-Pine).
" I don't feel overwhelmed with information. I really like it. I use Gmail for my personal e-mail -- 15 to 20 e-mails A day -- but ON my work e-mail I get as many as 700 to 800 A day, so I need something really fast.
I use an e-mail application called Pine A Linux-based utility I started using IN college. It's A very simple text-based mailer IN A crunchy little terminal window with Courier fonts. I do marathon e-mail catch-up sessions, sometimes ON A Saturday OR Sunday. I'll just sit down and do e-mail for ten to 14 hours straight. "