On Tue, 24 Oct 2000, Earl Hood wrote:
not the last message. To be more technical, thread output is done
via a recursive subroutine, so when TTOPEND is evaluated, you are
back to the first invocation of the subroutine, where TTOPBEG was
That makes sense.
$DATE(TPARENT)$ probably evaluates to nothing.
Be nice if you could throw some perl code into the resource to do a bit of
This requires a user to know about the internals of MHonArc. I try
to avoid this.
Probably a good idea.
What I will do is add the following message specifiers:
TTOP - Top/root message of current thread
TEND - End/last message of cuurent thread
and, the following resource variable:
$MSGTORDNUM$ - The oridinal number of message within a thread
Therefore, you should be able to do the following in TTOPEND to get
the number of messages in a thread:
Last night, I made the additions to my development copy of MHonArc,
and they appear to work.
Great. Does that mean I can also do $DATE(TTOP) and $DATE(TEND) in
How do I get a copy of the latest code? From http://www.mhonarc.org/tar/
or somewhere else? I am using debian and currently have mhonarc installed
from a deb, so I will have to remove that and "go with the source luke".
BTW, $DATE$ gives you the raw date string of the message. You may want
to use the $MSG*DATE$ variables instead since you can customize the
Yea I had a play with those.
Thanks heaps for the help.
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