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Re: [Nmh-workers] parts is parts

From: Ralph Corderoy
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] parts is parts
Date: Mon, 12 Dec 2011 15:25:49 +0000

Hi Paul,

> i think anno is wrong-headed, and inconsistent with the rest of the MH
> philosophy. i believe that once a message has been stored it should
> never be modified.

I've wavered back and forth on this over the decades.  :-)

> it's not as if other Maildir-reading mail systems (whether imap
> servers or other user agents) will understand anno(1)'s annotations
> anyway. thus if only MH can see them, we won't mind.

anno can add normal mail headers, e.g. Subject.

I use variations on

    anno -component x-inputplus-tag -text "$t" -nodate -inplace "$@"

to compensate for the limit of 32 sequences per folder with no
cross-folder sequences.

Cheers, Ralph.

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