On Thu, 25 Feb 2010 17:02:08 -0800, Carl Worth <cwo...@cworth.org> wrote: > One distinction is that I have all of my "notmuch tag" commands operate > globally rather than just on new messages. One of the things that really > annoyed be about sup was that the support for automatic tagging worked > as a hook on messages as they were processed. So I couldn't use any of > the tags for searches prior to the time that I had added a particular > tag rule. I definitely didn't want to replicate that bug.
Sometimes I manually override a rule-based tag. If automatic tagging operated on old messages, overrides could be superseded. When I add automatic tag rules, I first execute them manually and globally from the command line. > To do my "global" searches quickly, I do a similar subsetting, but it's > much simpler. If I'm adding the "notmuch" tag I do "and not > tag:notmuch". We've even had the proposal of making "notmuch tag" do > that automatically. That sounds like a good idea. What happened with that proposal? > Meanwhile, I'm planning on eventually moving entirely away from any tags > that are driven entirely by searches like this. Instead, I'd like to > just have good support for "saved searches" where we have some syntax to > perform string expansion on configured search terms. Saved searches is a very good idea. I look forward to it. _______________________________________________ notmuch mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org http://notmuchmail.org/mailman/listinfo/notmuch