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Re: [Nmh-workers] Suggested new switches for sortm: -recon and --norecon

From: Paul Fox
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] Suggested new switches for sortm: -recon and --norecon
Date: Sat, 01 Mar 2014 11:59:39 -0500

ken wrote:
 > >I suggest two new switches to sortm: -recon and -norecon.
 > >
 > >The -recon switch (like the -n, --just-print, --dry-run, or --recon switch 
 > >to
 > >make) would cause sortm to not change the order of any messages. It would be
 > >useful in connection with the -check and -verbose switches.
 > That seems pretty straightforward to implement (just don't call rename()
 > and the hook at the appropriate place).  I can work on that in a little
 > while.  Although I'm not sure I'm in love with the switch name; anyone
 > else have a suggestion?

it's short for "reconnoiter", i guess?  or maybe "reconsider"? :-)

how about simply "--dry-run"?

 paul fox, address@hidden (arlington, ma, where it's 29.1 degrees)

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