Ken Hornstein <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> One of the things I think we lack of a message-ID -> message map. We
>> have discussed ways to store per-message meta-data outside of the
>> message file many times, and I don't think we ever came to a
>> conclusion here.
> Weeellll ... I mean, we have the command-line INTERFACE for that, I
> think; pick(1) seems like the obvious answer. Sure, right NOW it
okay. But, I want it to operate across "all" folders.
I realize that the definition of "all" is pretty loose.
So I'll say everything in ~/Mail
> trawls through every message in a folder, but there's no reason it
> couldn't look at some kind of metadata index. Paul Vixie wrote
> something like that a while ago.
I'd like it to look through a database in the local folder if it's not
in ~/Mail, and otherwise look in ~/Mail.
I am open to logic like, look up the file system for ../.MAGIC until you find
it so that one can do stuff like:
mv ~/Mail /otherdisk/oldstuff/y2009
but then you also think you might like it to look through a $PATH of files
There are two things that matter:
1) updating the reference in the right place when moving/filing messages.
2) where pick --message-id will look.
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