[neomutt-devel] [Feature] Compose to sender

Guillaume Brogi gui-gui at netcourrier.com
Mon Sep 5 19:26:36 CEST 2016

Hello all,

I just wanted to do a quick heads up.
I didn't have time to try and do this last weekend and now I'm going to
be swamped at least until the 15th or even until the end of the month,
so if anyone wants this now, feel free to do it.



On Thu, Sep 01, 2016 at 06:55:14PM +0200, Guillaume Brogi wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 01, 2016 at 01:24:12AM +0200, Sven Guckes wrote:
> > * Guillaume Brogi <gui-gui at netcourrier.com> [2016-08-27 19:11]:
> > > As flatcap asked, I would like to work on the "compose to sender" enhancement...
> > > - This is NOT a reply but a NEW MAIL to the senders of the tagged messages.
> > > - This patch does not work on tagged message but on the current message only.
> > > - The main problem I see will be to dedup the mails in
> > >   case a sender appears in several of the tagged emails.
> > >
> > > Does mutt already do something similar when
> > > replying to all the recipients of message where
> > > one person appears in both the To: and the Cc:?
> > 
> > how about a test? :)
> > 
> Thanks a lot. I didn't even stop to think how easy the test would be ^^
> >     test#1: neomutt user at domain    user at domain
> >     -> the To: line contains the address only once
> Indeed. That is good news. Especially since doing 
> 	neomutt "user <user at domain>" "othername <user at domain>"
> 	-> the To: line only contains "user <user at domain>".
> So it seems dedup is taken care of. I only need to create a list of
> addresses and ask neomutt to write a new mail with it.
> >     test#2: neomutt user at domain -c user at domain
> >     -> the address appears both in To: and Cc:
> > 
> > now.. what will the MTA do with that?
> My guess is it would depend on the MTA. However, I don't think it
> matters to our use case, since the idea is to write a new mail to all
> the senders, so there would be no-one in Cc: by default.
> -- 
> guiniol

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