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Re: [Nmh-workers] m_getfld

From: Ken Hornstein
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] m_getfld
Date: Mon, 10 Dec 2012 23:51:37 -0500

>i remember looking at the MH source code after i'd been using it about a
>year. so, maybe 1986? anyway i saw that there was no middleware layer,
>no way to write my own C utility that could benefit from MH's libraries
>and do interesting high level things with mail messages. it was a major
>letdown, since the command line was so well designed that it made me
>expect a "libmh.a" that i could link against, with functions like
>"mh_openfolder" and "mh_openmessage". instead i found m_getfld. WHAT a

So we're finally correcting a 25-year old deficiency?  Sounds like the
usual pace of nmh development :-/


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