On properties and the notmuch CLI

rhn nomumali.rhn at porcupinefactory.org
Sun Feb 17 12:22:44 PST 2019

On Sun, 17 Feb 2019 21:14:33 +0100
VA <dev+notmuch at indigo.re> wrote:

> Le 17/02/2019 à 20:35, Matt Armstrong a écrit :
> > As far as the risk of property name collisions, perhaps encourage an
> > x-<project>- prefix convention for all properties not registered with
> > the notmuch project?  That seems to have served well enough for email
> > headers.  
> I'm interested in the answer. I'm writing a graphical MUA (alpha stage) 
> and am using property "x-lierre-excerpt" to store a pure-text excerpt of 
> each email, so it can be displayed in the messages list without having 
> to open the whole email file.

I'm with the others; writing a GUI client [0] I found that querying would be much more aligned with what I need if I could search arbitrary data (headers or notes).


[0] https://gitlab.com/rhn_mk1/quemail/

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