searching for multiple tags

David Bremner david at
Sat Mar 17 18:44:47 PDT 2018

Brian May <brian at> writes:

> David Bremner <david at> writes:
>> There is a patch floating around [1] to support
>> % notmuch search thread:{tag:important} and thread:{tag:unread}
>> if that's the query you actually want.
> I assume this means we search for threads where at least one message is
> important and at least one message is unread.
> That actually sounds like a very useful feature to have. I would most
> definitely have uses for it. Is there any chance of this (or something
> like it) being merged into notmuch?

There's certainly some chance. At the moment I'm waiting for more
feedback from people on performance; it works in a kind of brute force


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