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Re: [Nmh-workers] New new/fn/fp/unseen program

From: Peter Maydell
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] New new/fn/fp/unseen program
Date: Thu, 24 Jul 2008 09:05:15 +0100

Eric Gillespie wrote:
>Peter Maydell <address@hidden> writes:
>> (5) your behaviour if no unseen-sequence is specified (assume it's
>> called "unseen") isn't the same as the rest of nmh, although I'm
>> not sure what it ought to do instead (fail with an error, maybe)
>mh-profile(5) indicates that "unseen" is the default.

Eh? My copy of the manpage says "(profile, no default)".

>> to allow a custom name to be used (ie to have an entry in .mh_profile
>> giving the name). Anything that needs to create folders needs to be
>> configurable whether or not to update the file with the new folder
>> name, both on the command line and via .mh_profile.
>Ugh, I have no interest in such behavior, and consider it
>actively harmful to the feature.  I keep the file carefully
>sorted, and with some folders excluded, and I think someone else
>in this thread said they do something similar.  If this is going
>to be a requirement for the new command to go in, then I
>retract it.

I only want to be able to configure to do that, not to impose it
on everybody!

-- PMM

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