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

From: Ralph Corderoy
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] [patch] filtering support for inc
Date: Fri, 21 Jul 2017 12:07:58 +0100

Hi Ken,

> > How about giving inc(1) a [-sequence foo]... that added the
> > incorporated emails to the sequences.  The user's script could then
> > cook up a unique sequence name, run inc, then pick(1) and mark(1)
> > their way through that sequence doing what they liked.
> I like it; keeps the toolbox approach, simple to code, and flexible.
> Were you thinking that the use of -sequence would negate also putting
> those messages on the unseen sequence?  Any other thoughts?

I hadn't considered it.  I don't use unseen-sequence, but I think it
would make sense that an explicit `-sequence foo' stopped the implicit
unseen-sequence update.

As for inc being silent, «inc -forma ''» almost achieves that apart from
the annoying, noisy, non-Unix, "Incorporating new mail into

Cheers, Ralph.

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