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Re: [Nmh-workers] Future directions for nmh

From: Ken Hornstein
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] Future directions for nmh
Date: Fri, 11 Mar 2016 14:46:05 -0500

>OK.  That's a really cool idea.  One could even contemplate using gmail as a
>mail store to make it easier for the NSA to read your mail.  Maybe the hooks
>should be replaced by one of the DLLs.  This sounds like a huge change in
>the codebase, so hopefully someone is up for it.  Being geezer-ish, I would
>like to avoid as much as possible the modern plague of having a program
>spend more time loading libraries than doing anything else.  I forsee some
>heated API design discussions :-)

I wasn't actually planning on doing DLLs for that; I mean, I don't see the
point.  I don't forsee people writing third-party plugins for nmh mailstores.
And the API?  Well, I think a significant amount of the details of that
behavior has been hashed out already on the list; not specific function
names and arguments, but a broad brush outline of how to deal with


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