[neomutt-devel] Tagging Emails
riesebie at lxtec.de
Sat Feb 27 16:32:06 CET 2021
* Jakub Jindra <jakub.jindra at socialbakers.com> [2021-02-27 15:54 +0100]:
> I would expect "User's sort order"
> On 2021-02-27 14:42, Richard Russon wrote:
> > Background: I'm trying to improve how NeoMutt internally handles tagged sets of emails.
> > If I tag ten emails, then perform an operation on them,
> > in which order would you expect them to be worked on?
> > For example, if you piped them to an external program
> > - User's sort order
> > Top to bottom in the order they'd appear in the index
> > (including any threading)
> > - Selection order
> > The first email tagged would be processed first, and so on.
> > Typically, the user would tag top-to-bottom in the index,
> > so this could be the same as the sort order.
> > - Unseen order -- dependent on other factors, e.g. the mailbox type
> > - Maildir: Alphabetical
> > - Imap: By UID (Unique ID)
> > - Generally: By memory address (for speed)
> > What do you think?
> > Cheers,
> > Rich / FlatCap
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