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Re: [Nmh-workers] Picking Recent Emails.

From: Ken Hornstein
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] Picking Recent Emails.
Date: Wed, 08 Apr 2015 20:22:23 -0400

>To pick today's emails, one might try `pick -after yesterday' or the
>equivalent `pick -after -1', but this seems to mean `within the last 24

Yeah, those things (and in fact anything where you only specify a date and
not a time) uses the current time instead of midnight.  Which is odd if
you don't know about it.

>(`pick -not -before today' I investigated only a little.)  It
>    pick -after '08 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0100'
>is what's needed to get today's emails, with a similar incantation for
>yesterday's.  I can script this, but I think the current behaviour isn't
>the most useful?  find(1) has a -daystart option for a similar issue.

My find(1) lacks a -daystart option, so I do not know exactly what it
does.  Considering this is a behavior change, I am interested in what others
think about this.


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