Re: [PATCH] python: add bindings for notmuch_message_get_propert(y/ies)

Subject: Re: [PATCH] python: add bindings for notmuch_message_get_propert(y/ies)

Date: Tue, 28 Nov 2017 23:51:30 +0100



From: meskio

Quoting Daniel Kahn Gillmor (2017-11-17 10:03:09)
> On Wed 2017-11-15 23:29:54 +0100, Ruben Pollan wrote:
> > Message.get_property (prop) returns a string with the value of the property.
> Upon review, this is actually insufficient for making robust use of the
> session-key series :(
> In particular, it only returns the first value for the session key
> returned.

See the last patch. I added the implementation of get_properties (and I use it 
in my session-key branch of alot). Hopefully this solves the problem.

> In the session-key series, i work around this by simply trying each
> session key against an encrypted part until i find one that works. It
> would be "cleaner" (more principled) to somehow associate each session
> key with the part(s) of the message file(s) that it is capable of
> decrypting, but that's a lot of bookkeeping -- i think it's actually
> "cleaner" (less code, less computation in the standard case) to just
> take the current approach.

Fair enough for me, I'm copying this approach in alot as well.

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