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Re: [Nmh-workers] re repl'ing to msgs with utf-8 From & Subject

From: Ken Hornstein
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] re repl'ing to msgs with utf-8 From & Subject
Date: Thu, 25 Oct 2012 10:56:26 -0400

>Okay, I agree about the headers, but how exactly does one get %decode() to 
>work in a filter for the replied text??  I just tried...
> from:nocomponent,formatfield="From: %decode()":
> from:nocomponent,formatfield="From: %decode(%(putstr{text}))":

Sigh.  I won't defend mh-format(5) syntax because it's kinda weird, but
it's actually all in the man page (and I told you the wrong syntax for
decode, because even though I have been inside of that code I always forget
the damn syntax)).  You probably want something closer to:


If you wanted to nest these functions (which you don't in this case) you'd
do something like:


But that would probably end up with you printing out the text twice.  You
might actually prefer:


But I think that's redundant .... yes, actually, I just checked.  It is.

You might find the tools "ap" and "fmtcomp" helpful (they're both in the
nmh lib directory).


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