[notmuch] [PATCH] Make search filters handle disjunctive queries.

Carl Worth cworth at cworth.org
Tue Dec 1 18:56:59 PST 2009

On Mon, 23 Nov 2009 19:07:23 +0100, Jed Brown <jed at 59A2.org> wrote:
> notmuch-search-filter accepts now accepts an arbitrary query and will
> group if necessary so that we get
>   tag:inbox AND (gravy OR biscuits)
> notmuch-search-filter-tag now handles multiple terms.  All terms in the
> query except AND and OR are interpreted as tags.

Hi Jed,

Sorry this one has sat in my queue for a while. But I finally got around
to it.

The above commit message (and the patch below) really do implement two
separate features, so really should be separated into two separate
commits. I do like both of the ideas, and will be glad to commit both
when they arrive separate.

> This version has nice regexes and handles NOT.

And that kind of commentary, (referring to a previous revision of the
patch), is great in an email discussion like we're having here, but
won't make any sense within the context of the log of commit
messages. So such commentary is best placed *after* the "---" separator.

> Signed-off-by: Jed Brown <jed at 59A2.org>
> ---

That is, the commentary would go here in the original message, and then
I won't have to "commit --amend" the commentary away after applying the



PS. Hmm... "notmuch reply" needs to be more clever to avoid duplicate
addresses in the To: and Cc: lines. See above.
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