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Re: [Nmh-workers] [patch] filtering support for inc

From: Jon Steinhart
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] [patch] filtering support for inc
Date: Sun, 16 Jul 2017 18:44:11 -0700

Ken Hornstein writes:
> >It seems strange to me that nmh doesn't include something like this.
> The answer to this statement is almost always, "Well, you know how it is ...
> we all have jobs and lives" :-).  But seriously, you know this is a volunteer
> project, right?  There are the pieces to do it yourself, and people have,
> but I will admit a built-in capability would be nice.  Lack of time, sadly ...
> Jon mentioned the hooks support; I'm not sure that's quite enough right
> now, what you might want there is an additional hook that let you move a
> message to another folder.  It's not clear to me that current hooks are
> allowed to move messages to other folders.
> --Ken

The hooks cover everything so that one can keep track of what message exist
and where they are.  The work for me, but I don't use all of the gritty nmh
features so there might be bugs for some complex cases.  Consider it like
the attachment handling which went for more than a decade before someone
took issue with it :-)  They could certainly be made more robust.


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