Apparently, terms with a common prefix are *not* connected by implicit "OR"
Jorge P. de Morais Neto
jorge+list at disroot.org
Sun Aug 11 10:20:38 PDT 2019
Hi. The NOTMUCH-SEARCH-TERMS man page says:
Each term in the query will be implicitly connected by a logical AND
if no explicit operator is provided (except that terms with a common
prefix will be implicitly combined with OR).
However, in practice I get different results:
$ notmuch count '(to:pontodosconcursos.com.br OR to:jorge+cp+concurso at disroot.org)'
$ notmuch count '(to:pontodosconcursos.com.br to:jorge+cp+concurso at disroot.org)'
I have other examples of this. I currently use notmuch 0.29.1 privately
backported to Debian buster according to the Debian Wiki [procedure],
but I already got this problem in earlier notmuch releases, including
the official Debian buster package. What gives?
My workarund is to always explicit the "OR" operator, as in:
(to:concurso OR to:dominandoti OR to:cebraspe OR to:gleyson131 OR to:quadrix.org.br OR to:cathedranet.com.br OR from:cathedranet.com.br OR from:quadrix.org.br OR from:gleyson131 OR from:cebraspe OR from:dominandoti OR from:concurso OR is:lists/itaconcursos)
If the OR operator was indeed implicit, the query above would be
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