[notmuch] What's so great about notmuch?

2010-03-01 Thread Sebastian Spaeth
On Fri, 26 Feb 2010 12:08:49 -0800, Carl Worth wrote: >What's your favorite thing about notmuch? It is simple and fast. It lets me use emacs as MUA which I tried before. But I always gave up on GNUS. >What about notmuch makes it distinctive compared to other email >programs? Did I

[notmuch] What's so great about notmuch?

2010-03-01 Thread Michal Sojka
On Fri, 26 Feb 2010 12:08:49 -0800, Carl Worth wrote: >What's your favorite thing about notmuch? I can process my inbox in a linear fassion (by pressing space). During that, I'm not distracted by various GUI elements, which remind me how many other emails I have to read. I can fully

Re: [notmuch] What's so great about notmuch?

2010-03-01 Thread Michal Sojka
On Fri, 26 Feb 2010 12:08:49 -0800, Carl Worth cwo...@cworth.org wrote: What's your favorite thing about notmuch? I can process my inbox in a linear fassion (by pressing space). During that, I'm not distracted by various GUI elements, which remind me how many other emails I have to read. I

Re: [notmuch] What's so great about notmuch?

2010-03-01 Thread Sebastian Spaeth
On Fri, 26 Feb 2010 12:08:49 -0800, Carl Worth cwo...@cworth.org wrote: What's your favorite thing about notmuch? It is simple and fast. It lets me use emacs as MUA which I tried before. But I always gave up on GNUS. What about notmuch makes it distinctive compared to other email

[notmuch] What's so great about notmuch?

2010-02-28 Thread Arvid Picciani
On Fri, 26 Feb 2010 12:08:49 -0800, Carl Worth wrote: >What's your favorite thing about notmuch? It's the only email index that respects unix ideas, and hence the only usable to me. It doesn't do _everything_ but limits itself to indexing, while doing a great job at that. That's how

Re: [notmuch] What's so great about notmuch?

2010-02-28 Thread Arvid Picciani
On Fri, 26 Feb 2010 12:08:49 -0800, Carl Worth cwo...@cworth.org wrote: What's your favorite thing about notmuch? It's the only email index that respects unix ideas, and hence the only usable to me. It doesn't do _everything_ but limits itself to indexing, while doing a great job at that.

Re: [notmuch] What's so great about notmuch?

2010-02-28 Thread James Westby
On Fri, 26 Feb 2010 12:08:49 -0800, Carl Worth cwo...@cworth.org wrote: It seems clear that I'll have some opportunities to present notmuch to various audiences at varying levels of formality. Since notmuch is already a bigger project than me, I'd love to get some ideas from others about what

[notmuch] What's so great about notmuch?

2010-02-27 Thread ra...@free.fr
>What's your favorite thing about notmuch? The simple, functional emacs interface (rmail is too simple and Gnus too complex). Especially, I like the idea that many commands create new bufferes, that get deleted with "q", so that access to buffers is done like in a stack. >What about

[notmuch] What's so great about notmuch?

2010-02-27 Thread martin f krafft
also sprach Carl Worth [2010.02.26.2108 +0100]: >What's your favorite thing about notmuch? a. that it's an important step forward towards a completely tag-based e-mail setup b. that it is implemented with a library, a UI, and clients on top, rather than directly as a GUI. ;) >

[notmuch] What's so great about notmuch?

2010-02-27 Thread James Westby
On Fri, 26 Feb 2010 12:08:49 -0800, Carl Worth wrote: > It seems clear that I'll have some opportunities to present notmuch to > various audiences at varying levels of formality. Since notmuch is > already a bigger project than me, I'd love to get some ideas from others > about what you think are

[notmuch] What's so great about notmuch?

2010-02-26 Thread Carl Worth
It seems clear that I'll have some opportunities to present notmuch to various audiences at varying levels of formality. Since notmuch is already a bigger project than me, I'd love to get some ideas from others about what you think are the "big ideas" in notmuch. So here are a few different

[notmuch] What's so great about notmuch?

2010-02-26 Thread Carl Worth
It seems clear that I'll have some opportunities to present notmuch to various audiences at varying levels of formality. Since notmuch is already a bigger project than me, I'd love to get some ideas from others about what you think are the big ideas in notmuch. So here are a few different