Re: [PATCH 1/2] emacs: maildir fcc make insert more flexible

Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] emacs: maildir fcc make insert more flexible

Date: Mon, 28 Aug 2017 14:40:43 +0100

To: Mark Walters,


From: David Edmondson

On Monday, 2017-08-28 at 12:27:03 +0100, Mark Walters wrote:

>>>  The fcc-header should be of the form \"folder +tag1 -tag2\" where
>> I realise that this patch set didn't add this string, but it is mildly
>> ridiculous. There's no reason that we couldn't use a list, where a
>> leading “+” or “-” indicates a tag and anything else is a folder.
>> Even two variables (one for folder and another for tags) would be an
>> improvement
> The reason for this choice is that, when writing the postpone code, I
> wanted to keep within the message mode compose world, which has the fcc
> header as a string.

You could add whatever headers you like.

> I think I would also only like to be queried once when inserting. Or are
> you suggesting that the user types in a lisp list?

If we prompt for it then we could do multiple prompts - we already have
a completion-capable reader for tags.

I'm catching up with myself!
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