accented characters

Subject: accented characters

Date: Sun, 12 Nov 2017 22:02:32 +0100



From: Bruno Deremble

I am still new to notmuch and keep experimenting it; a lot of very
interesting features.
I realized that searching "été" and "ete" do not give the same answer
which may be confusing in some situation (in case the sender has an
accented name and may or may not sign his email with his accented name)

A way to handle this could be to only index non accented words which
requires to add a filter before the indexing process. I looked at the code
and it seems that this should be handled by gmime? 
there are also libraries that are supposed to do that such as 'unac'.

Is it something that you have been exploring already?

thank you
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