proposing "notmuch purge"

Brian May brian at
Tue Jan 14 14:59:14 PST 2020

Daniel Kahn Gillmor <dkg at> writes:

> So i'm proposing "notmuch purge", which could be something as simple as
> the equivalent of:

I can't help think it will only be a matter of time before somebody
mistypes the search spec and accidentally deletes all their mail...

Of course, this won't be a drama, because said user will revert to
up-to-date backup, created just before manually entering risky command,
right? ;-)
Brian May <brian at>

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