Re: v4 of repairing Mixed-up mangled MIME messages

Subject: Re: v4 of repairing Mixed-up mangled MIME messages

Date: Sat, 14 Sep 2019 09:08:53 -0700

To: David Bremner, Daniel Kahn Gillmor, Notmuch Mail


From: Jameson Graef Rollins

On Sat, Sep 14 2019, David Bremner <> wrote:
> Jameson Graef Rollins <> writes:
>> Can we have notmuch auto-apply a tag, like the "encrypted" and "signed"
>> tags, that indicates mail has been mangled in this way?  I'm feeling
>> somewhat morally opposed to just silently fixing mail that's been broken
>> by bad/irresponsible actors on the net.  We need to keep pushing on MS
>> to fix this issue globally, so I for one would like to be reminded if
>> I'm still being affected by this.
> It's side point, but it should rather be a property than a tag if we do
> something like that. In hindsight I think "auto tags" were probably a
> design mistake, since they are (easily) mutable by users.

Right, sorry, yes it should be a property.  I agree.

Any reason not to move "encrypted" and "signed" to be properties as

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