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Re: [Nmh-workers] Picking Recent Emails.

From: norm
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] Picking Recent Emails.
Date: Thu, 09 Apr 2015 06:07:16 -0700

Ken Hornstein <address@hidden> writes:
>>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.

I vote for it with both hands, though without the "appear later on the
command line" mis-feature.

    Norman Shapiro

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