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Re: [Nmh-workers] The invisible mail folder

From: Dan Harkless
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] The invisible mail folder
Date: Sun, 25 Feb 2007 20:12:01 -0800

On February 25, 2007, Dan Harkless <address@hidden> wrote:
> On February 25, 2007, Harald Geyer <address@hidden> wrote:
> > Hi!
> > 
> > I just realized that you can do "refile 1 +" and it works perfectly well,
> > that is: It does the only consistent thing to do and puts the message
> > directly into ~/Mail
> Yeah, I've run across that one as well (via typo).  Caused a little
> consternation while I tried to figure out where the mail had been refiled
> to.  This was on my to-do list to look at for when I eventually get some
> time to hack on nmh again.
> > Actually it seems that most commands work fairly well on "+" but there
> > is one anomaly: The current folder always gets set to "+inbox", no matter
> > where you start from! That is: "scan +" displays the contents of
> > ~/Mail but sets the current folder to ~/Mail/inbox
> > 
> > But if for some odd reason you want to set you current folder to ~/Mail
> > you still can do it by specifying "+inbox/..".
> > 
> > However "folders" will neither find "+" nor "+inbox/.." nor any
> > equivalent (for obious reasons you'll say) thus making ~/Mail 
> > (and everything upwards in the hierarchy) an invisible folder.
> Thanks for the report.  My personal opinion would be that it'd be better to
> error if a non-empty folder name is given, rather than to get the rest of
> the commands to work "properly" with a bare +.

Oops, I meant "error if an empty folder name is given".

Dan Harkless

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