Oliver Kiddle wrote:
If you're going to do that, you might aswell name the files using an
Thoughts I've had over the years... MH was handy because it integrated
with the Unix command line and filesystem; I still awk, etc.,
~/mail/inbox/* on occasion when nmh's commands don't suffice. That's
good; I don't think nmh should grow every bell and whistle.
MIME breaks this. If all textual parts were stored in UTF-8 on disk
things would improve once again. Perhaps even a mail/inbox/42 for a
UTF-8 summary of the email, headers and the body laid out as text where
possible, and a mail/inbox/42/... with the headers and each part as a
separate file, including sub-directories where needed, e.g.
~/mail/inbox/42/foo.png exists. Plan 9 had something along these lines.
The other thing would be a single name for the email with links
implementing folders/tags. That backups think a lot has changed when a
folder is packed is a flaw. Possibly in the backup software, I'll
I don't see these fitting easily into nmh but thought I'd throw them out
there whilst there's list activity. :-)
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