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Re: [Nmh-workers] forw -digest ?

From: Bill Wohler
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] forw -digest ?
Date: Sun, 25 Mar 2012 20:12:18 -0700
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Jon Fairbairn <address@hidden> writes:

> Bill Wohler <address@hidden> writes:
>> Ken Hornstein <address@hidden> writes:
>>> When looking over forw today, I came across the code that handles digests
>>> (which I guess is the companion code to "burst").  So, I was wondering ...
>>> do people use this?  I'm not really suggesting it be removed, I'm just
>>> trying to understand the use cases.
>> Wow, I remember using this command a lot back in the day when it was
>> real handy to string together a thread of messages in a digest for my
>> own consumption or to pass along to a friend. Mail and news readers were
>> a lot more digest-friendly in the Golden Days of Usenet.
>> I'd be hard-pressed to remember the last time I used it, or to
>> articulate a use case. Still, it would be good to keep, as you say.
> I’d probably use it (or something like it) if there were a
> convenient way to select several messages in mh-e and forward
> them ;-)

Hi Jon, just select several messages and forward them :-).

The mark and point are used, so the messages do have to be contiguous.

Bill Wohler <address@hidden> aka <address@hidden>

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