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Re: [Nmh-workers] One-line Summaries of Parts of Emails.

From: David Levine
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] One-line Summaries of Parts of Emails.
Date: Fri, 07 Oct 2016 09:57:59 -0400

Ralph wrote:

> Regarding the
>     [ part 2 - application/postscript - foo.ps ]
> that appears when viewing an email, has any consideration been given to
> looking up a `summary' command for the MIME type/subtype, falling back
> to type, in the same vein as mhshow-show-* profile entries?

I get this for one example:

    [ part 2 - application/pdf - Statement.pdf  4.4KB (suppressed) ]

But then, I'm using nmh 1.6 :-)

> There's quite a bit of metadata that could be shown for images, PDFs,
> DSC'd PostScript, etc., if the user chooses to start throwing the bytes
> at interpreters.  Perhaps a -[no]summary would be needed so he can block
> them all simply.

I'd block them all simply, just to avoid waiting for interpreters.

And this works:

    mhstore -nov -part 2 -o - | pdfinfo -


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