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Re: [nmh-workers] Stupid 'pick' question...

2019-06-09 11:32:29
On Jun 9, 2019, at 1:49 AM, Ralph Corderoy <ralph@inputplus.co.uk> wrote:

Hi Bakul,

So pick runs -search on header lines as well as the body a header
specific option is only run against headers.


  This means that the pattern specified for a -search will be found
  everywhere in the message, including the header and the body, while the
  other pattern matching requests are limited to the single specified

And pick matches header line *after* line folding, as tested with

  Pattern matching is performed on a per-line basis.  Within the header
  of the message, each component is treated as one long line, but in the
  body, each line is separate.

Conclusion: the man page is not quite accurate! But that is probably

Based on the above extracts, it doesn't seem too bad.
Is there something in particular you think's missing?

No, it is quite accurate. Thanks for doing a better job
of reading than me!


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