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Re: [Nmh-workers] Relative Message Numbers

From: Bill Wohler
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] Relative Message Numbers
Date: Sat, 06 Apr 2013 18:31:59 -0700

Lyndon Nerenberg <address@hidden> wrote:

> On 2013-04-06, at 6:13 PM, Bill Wohler wrote:
> > Actually, now that I think of it, since threading is usually a toggle,
> > we can use ~ and ^ whether threading is enabled or not. If it's enabled,
> > these characters operate upon the thread; if not, they operate on
> > previous messages.
> But how do you set or track state on a modeless set of command-line tools?  

Add a profile entry to the context file?

If not, I would reserve ^ and ~ to refer to the message's ancestor and
use a different symbol for the relative message number.

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

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