[PATCH v2 1/3] Add 'compose' command

Felipe Contreras felipe.contreras at gmail.com
Wed Apr 18 07:11:22 PDT 2012

On Wed, Apr 18, 2012 at 4:43 PM, Dmitry Kurochkin
<dmitry.kurochkin at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Felipe.
> Felipe Contreras <felipe.contreras at gmail.com> writes:
>> On Wed, Apr 18, 2012 at 4:06 PM, Jani Nikula <jani at nikula.org> wrote:
>>> Running "notmuch compose" more than once within a second would result in
>>> identical message ids for the messages, which is not a good idea. That's
>>> not likely in interactive use, but the notmuch cli is highly scriptable,
>>> so someone is bound to hit this.
>>> Some paranoid might also be worried about "leaking" the time you run
>>> "notmuch compose"... which may be different from the actual time you
>>> send the message.
>> It's still better than the current situation; nothing. In any case,
>> people that have not needed this would not be affected; their UI would
>> override the Message-ID.
> I disagree.  If notmuch CLI generates a Message-ID, it must be a good
> one.  Otherwise we make users falsely believe that they do have a proper
> Message-ID while in fact they do not.  And that would bite them sooner
> or later.

And then they'll report it, and we would fix it.

Anyway, everything comes from a patch, so, do you have a patch,
pseudo-code, or even a suggestion?

Felipe Contreras

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