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Re: [Nmh-workers] mhstore RFE: add facility to manipulate the original f

From: Jon Fairbairn
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] mhstore RFE: add facility to manipulate the original filename
Date: Tue, 03 Jun 2014 10:20:05 +0100
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Ken Hornstein <address@hidden> writes:

>>Background: I’m using mhstore in a script to automatically
>>extract images and text from messages. Since the messages come
>>from and results go to naïve users, I’d like to be able to use
>>the original file basenames so that they recognise what they
>>-auto isn’t desirable because it completely ignores the filename
>>if there’s anything dodgy about it. So I currently create a
>>temporary profile with mhstore-<type> lines, but this loses the
>>original filename completely.
> So, digging back a little while ...
> We don't (yet) have a way of interrogating a MIME message to get out
> particular MIME parameters.  It occurs to me that would be useful.  We did
> talk earlier about adding some structured output capability to mhlist;
> I made the point that having the ability to specify a mh-format instruction
> rather than depend on a particular output format would probably be more
> useful and long-term portable.

That would be exactly what I want; mhstore and mhlist probably
should have similar format options.

Jón Fairbairn                                 address@hidden

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