I like pine because it:
1) Is very keyboard friendly and that makes sense since writing text for
requires the keyboard not the mouse.
A little known trick that makes life really nice for Emacs users: you can
gnome keyboard shortcuts to use Emacs bindings:
Since I have Emacs keyboard commands wired into my fingers, it is a great help
This works across all Gnome apps (firefox, evolution, the whole lot).
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