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Re: [Nmh-workers] nmh welcome message

From: Paul Fox
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] nmh welcome message
Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 16:02:11 -0400

david wrote:
 > I added a welcome message when nmh detects that its version
 > changed.  You'll you see it the first time after checking out
 > the welcome branch (and 1.7, assuming we want to keep this).
 > It doesn't happen if stdin or stdout isn't connect to a terminal,
 > or for any of these commands:
 >     mhbuild, mhfixmsg, mhparam, mhpath, prompter, whatnow, whom
 > or any of the libexec commands:
 >     ap, dp, fmtdump, mhl, mkstemp, post, rcvdist, rcvpack, rcvstore,
 >     rcvtty, slocal, spost, viamail
 > Here's the message, printed on stderr:


is there a "press enter to continue?" prompt?  if not, many commands
which bring up an editor will tromp on that text before it can be


 > =======================================================================
 > Welcome to nmh version 1.6+dev
 > See the release notes in /home/levine/lib/nmh/share/doc/nmh/NEWS .
 > Send bug reports, questions, suggestions, and patches to
 > address@hidden  That mailing list is relatively quiet, so user
 > questions are encouraged.  Users are also encouraged to subscribe, and
 > view the archives, at https://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/nmh-
 > workers .
 > This message will not be repeated until nmh is next updated.
 > =======================================================================
 > Thought the message will be repeated if the nmh command failed.
 > It's implemented by adding a Version: string to the user's context.
 > OK?
 > David
 > _______________________________________________
 > Nmh-workers mailing list
 > address@hidden
 > https://lists.nongnu.org/mailman/listinfo/nmh-workers

 paul fox, address@hidden (arlington, ma, where it's 51.8 degrees)

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