On Mon, 5 Apr 2010 14:50:04 +0100, Enrico Zini <enrico at enricozini.org>
> On Mon, Apr 05, 2010 at 02:49:23PM +0200, Sebastian Spaeth wrote:
>> So I bound notmuch.so to vala (at least what I needed) and played with
>> the code a bit. The resulting 100 lines of vala code are here:
> Ooh, a .vapi for notmuch, that is something that makes me happy. It
> could be shipped with notmuch proper, even if it's rough now, and then
> improved as people use it.
We actually realized with spaetz that we duplicated work on this one... I
also have a vapi file, which is working pretty well so far (I've used
almost all the functions in it). I guess we should merge them, and include
the result in notmuch's tree.

>> Usage: "./vnotmuch Seb" will output all 'to:' addresses according to
>> frequency for all messages where to, cc, or bcc matches "Seb*". It also
>> filters with AND "from:yourprimarymailaddress". Just
>> "./vnotmuch" outputs all addresses that you ever sent mails to. It
>> writes/modifies your db.
> Now I use "lbdb", which gets very slow as time goes. You idea creates a
> most definitely superior system.
>> Just a teaser to make you interested in vala :).
> As it happens, some of us already are interested.
> As soon as automatic gobject introspection based language bindings
> become workable for at least python and perl, my plan is to rewrite
> buffy[1] in Vala.
> A second plan would be to have buffy show stats for saved notmuch
> queries as well as (or instead of) mail folders.
> It's very nice to know I wouldn't be the only person playing with Vala
> around here.
Make them two ;)



> Ciao,
> Enrico
> [1] http://packages.debian.org/sid/buffy

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