Re: [PATCH] Add Emacs' imenu support in notmuch-show and notmuch-search

Subject: Re: [PATCH] Add Emacs' imenu support in notmuch-show and notmuch-search

Date: Sun, 11 Jun 2017 11:28:23 +0200

To: David Bremner,


From: Damien Cassou

David Bremner <> writes:
> I am indeed using the default. I think you forgot the screen 
> shot. 

indeed. Attached to this email.

>> I can still get rid of indentation if you confirm you don't 
>> want  it. 
> I think so, although to be honest I never tried imenu before 
> testing your patches, perhaps we should wait for other opinions. 

I advise you to install counsel at least for that (I don't use it 
for anything else).

>> You also say the information on the header line is not very 
>> helpful. Do you have any other suggestion? I'm open to trying 
>> several different alternatives and see what people prefer. 
> I guess I don't really understand how the matching is supposed 
> to work. If the user has to type from the beginning of the index 
> string, then I guess putting either the date or the subject 
> first might be helpful.

That depends on the frontend. For example, with counsel-imenu, I 
can type "attach" to filter by emails in the thread with the 
attachment tag.

> It's probably true that there is no one good order for all 
> threads. Some threads change subject often, others author, and 
> one I'm looking at right now has 25 messages with two authors 
> and one subject. 

Damien Cassou

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