[notmuch] [PATCH -v4] notmuch.el: Add face support to search and show mode

Jeffrey Ollie jeff at ocjtech.us
Wed Nov 25 06:33:01 PST 2009

On Tue, Nov 24, 2009 at 11:24 PM, Alexander Botero-Lowry
<alex.boterolowry at gmail.com> wrote:
> This way of detecting the tags seems ok, but I think it would be nicer
> if it could be done even more deterministically. :) One idea that be
> neat is to have a --format=sexp for notmuch search, which exports sexps
> (probably alists, but could be some other format) for the search results
> that can just be eval'd and processed in a cleaner way (and would also
> make for nicer APIs in emacs for querying notmuch itself). Actually I
> really like the idea of a sexp output mode for show too, instead of the
> markers.... *plots*

Along the same lines, I was thinking that it would be nice to be able
to get output formatted in JSON as well for possible use in a web
front-end.  Actually, it looks like Emacs has support for JSON as
well[1].  Not sure what release it was introduced in, but I see that
it's in 23.1.


Jeff Ollie

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