emacs: Cleaner interface when prompting for sender address
authorThomas Jost <schnouki@schnouki.net>
Sat, 28 May 2011 21:51:56 +0000 (14:51 -0700)
committerCarl Worth <cworth@cworth.org>
Fri, 3 Jun 2011 19:42:04 +0000 (12:42 -0700)
Most of the time, every entry in the list of identities has the same user name
part. It can then be filled in automatically, and the user can only be prompted
for the email address, which makes the interface much cleaner.

emacs/notmuch-mua.el

index 556d2bf0b86cca0ca369d9c4fb06342af501ac60..274c5dabc61030d593eeb80d29d1eaf253b500b9 100644 (file)
@@ -162,20 +162,33 @@ the From: header is already filled in by notmuch."
   :group 'notmuch
   :type 'boolean)
 
-(defun notmuch-mua-sender-collection ()
-  (if notmuch-identities
-      notmuch-identities
-    (mapcar (lambda (address)
-             (concat (notmuch-user-name) " <" address ">"))
-           (cons (notmuch-user-primary-email) (notmuch-user-other-email)))))
-
 (defvar notmuch-mua-sender-history nil)
 
 (defun notmuch-mua-prompt-for-sender ()
   (interactive)
-  (let ((collection (notmuch-mua-sender-collection)))
-    (ido-completing-read "Send mail From: " collection
-                        nil 'confirm nil 'notmuch-mua-sender-history (car collection))))
+  (let (name addresses one-name-only)
+    ;; If notmuch-identities is non-nil, check if there is a fixed user name.
+    (if notmuch-identities
+       (let ((components (mapcar 'mail-extract-address-components notmuch-identities)))
+         (setq name          (caar components)
+               addresses     (mapcar 'cadr components)
+               one-name-only (eval
+                              (cons 'and
+                                    (mapcar (lambda (identity)
+                                              (string-equal name (car identity)))
+                                            components)))))
+      ;; If notmuch-identities is nil, use values from the notmuch configuration file.
+      (setq name          (notmuch-user-name)
+           addresses     (cons (notmuch-user-primary-email) (notmuch-user-other-email))
+           one-name-only t))
+    ;; Now prompt the user, either for an email address only or for a full identity.
+    (if one-name-only
+       (let ((address
+              (ido-completing-read (concat "Sender address for " name ": ") addresses
+                                   nil nil nil 'notmuch-mua-sender-history (car addresses))))
+         (concat name " <" address ">"))
+      (ido-completing-read "Send mail From: " notmuch-identities
+                          nil nil nil 'notmuch-mua-sender-history (car notmuch-identities)))))
 
 (defun notmuch-mua-new-mail (&optional prompt-for-sender)
   "Invoke the notmuch mail composition window.