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Re: [Nmh-workers] Changes to -attach and -attachformat 1

From: Jon Steinhart
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] Changes to -attach and -attachformat 1
Date: Fri, 16 Mar 2012 10:21:40 -0700

Ken Hornstein writes:
> Watching Ronald Guilmette struggle through making the attach command
> work, I decided that this stuff should be cleaned up.  I understand
> Jon Steinhart's initial reluctance to make attach turned on by
> default, but it's been in there for a decade now and I haven't seen
> any complaints about it (other than, "How do I make this work again?").
> So, in the spirit of improving usability and because I love cramming things
> down people's throats whether they like it or not (joke!), I've made
> "-attach Nmh-Attachment" & "-attachformat 1" the defaults.  If you already
> have set -attach in your .mh_profile, it should continue to work and
> use the header name you specify.  I also added a -noattach flag to the
> relevant commands so you can turn it off if you desire.
> --Ken

I'm fine with this.  I was the new kid on the block when I did the
attachment stuff and didn't want to get jumped on by you nmh pioneers
for breaking something.  Your wanting to mainstream it make me think
that I did an acceptable job.  Thanks.


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