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Re: [Nmh-workers] When a message goes only to me, as a cc

From: Ken Hornstein
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] When a message goes only to me, as a cc
Date: Sat, 15 Oct 2016 18:30:15 -0400

>But it seems to me that a lot of the complexity comes from nmh not only
>accepting the (odd, daft, brain-damaged) GNU convention of allowing
>adjectives after the nouns, but producing such an argv itself.  If
>postproc knew that argv[argc-1] was the draft file, given argv>1, then
>it wouldn't need to know, and maintain, knowledge of a gazillion
>options.  post(8) almost has `file' at the end in the synopsis, if -help
>and -version were moved then that would be the case, and it would be
>nice other bits of nmh produced that ordering.

I don't think we talked about it, but way back when I first posted that
script there was general discussion about how that was a pain and (I
believe prompted by you, actually) I fixed that in commit 4857e59b250f2.
So that should be all done for 1.7.  Well, maybe not the documentation
bits, but at least now all callers of post(8) make sure the draft filename
is last.


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