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Re: [Nmh-workers] mhlist(1) Alters Current Message.

From: norm
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] mhlist(1) Alters Current Message.
Date: Sat, 09 Nov 2013 04:16:22 -0800

Ken Hornstein <address@hidden> writes:
>>As documented, mhlist(1) sets the current message to the last of those
>>it lists.  I find that odd, considering mhlist(1) to be similar to
>>scan(1) as mhshow(1) is to show(1);  scan doesn't alter cur.
>I guess I can understand that perspective, but I do things like this a lot:
>% mhlist 999
>% mhstore -part 2.1
>To me, the natural order of scan(1) is that it'snormally looking at
>multiple messages. mhlist(1) is closer to mhshow(1) for me; something
>that displays more detailed information about a message, in a format
>that's designed for single message view.  I mean, yeah, you can
>mhlist(1) multiple messages, but you can mhshow(1) multiple message as

What Ken said.

    Norman Shapiro

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