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

From: Eric Gillespie
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] New new/fn/fp/unseen program
Date: Thu, 24 Jul 2008 11:42:32 -0700

Peter Maydell writes:

> >mh-profile(5) indicates that "unseen" is the default.
> Eh? My copy of the manpage says "(profile, no default)".

I thought this was a default:

       Sequence-Negation: not
       Unseen-Sequence: unseen
       mh-sequences: .mh_sequences

but I guess not.  I'll have it error out, then.

> >> 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!

OK, but that's a much bigger itch than I'm willing to scratch for
you.  Let me know if that's a deal-breaker.

Eric Gillespie <*> address@hidden

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