Re: [notmuch] RFC: output json from notmuch?

2009-12-14 Thread Carl Worth
On Sun, 13 Dec 2009 19:21:02 -0400, David Bremner da...@tethera.net wrote: It would be nice to have more structured output from notmuch-show. I decided to investigate sexp (i.e. lisp) and json output. Thanks, David! Then I found that json parsing is provided by the library json.el shipped

Re: [notmuch] RFC: output json from notmuch?

2009-12-14 Thread Carl Worth
On Sun, 13 Dec 2009 16:05:07 -0800, Scott Robinson sc...@quadhome.com wrote: I have a patch for a --output=(text|json) for both notmuch-show and notmuch-search. I mentioned it earlier on the list, and no one seemed to have any interest. Hi Scott, I remember you mentioning this earlier, but I

Re: [notmuch] RFC: output json from notmuch?

2009-12-14 Thread Carl Worth
On Sun, 13 Dec 2009 20:42:07 -0400, David Bremner brem...@unb.ca wrote: On a different topic (and in response to Carl and your earlier discussion), as a counter-weight to the desire to avoid dependencies (which I agree with), I also think we should be careful about how many embedded copies of

Re: [notmuch] RFC: output json from notmuch?

2009-12-14 Thread David Bremner
On Mon, 14 Dec 2009 14:30:45 -0800, Carl Worth cwo...@cworth.org wrote: I'm still not sure of the need to depend on a library just to *generate* any particular format. I would expect that job to be so constrained as to be almost trivial. I won't necessarily block a patch based on that, but I

Re: [notmuch] RFC: output json from notmuch?

2009-12-13 Thread David Bremner
On Sun, 13 Dec 2009 19:21:02 -0400, David Bremner da...@tethera.net wrote: Attachments: json output of a message from carl, and the equivalent sexpr as parsed by json.el. uh, right. Second time lucky. msg.json Description: json encoded message msg.sexpr Description: msg converted to

Re: [notmuch] RFC: output json from notmuch?

2009-12-13 Thread Scott Robinson
Excerpts from David Bremner's message of Sun Dec 13 15:26:02 -0800 2009: On Sun, 13 Dec 2009 19:21:02 -0400, David Bremner da...@tethera.net wrote: Attachments: json output of a message from carl, and the equivalent sexpr as parsed by json.el. uh, right. Second time lucky. I have

Re: [notmuch] RFC: output json from notmuch?

2009-12-13 Thread Marten Veldthuis
Excerpts from David Bremner's message of Mon Dec 14 00:21:02 +0100 2009: So, do people think this is a reasonable idea to persue? JSON was actually the first thing I thought of when I first saw the output of notmuch-show. I think it's a much more natural fit for notmuch than say, sexps, since

Re: [notmuch] RFC: output json from notmuch?

2009-12-13 Thread David Bremner
On Sun, 13 Dec 2009 16:05:07 -0800, Scott Robinson sc...@quadhome.com wrote: I have a patch for a --output=(text|json) for both notmuch-show and notmuch-search. I mentioned it earlier on the list, and no one seemed to have any interest. Ahh, I missed that. I think it was just before I