11 years agoMakefile: Hide away auto-generated dependency file as .depends.
Carl Worth [Tue, 10 Nov 2009 00:24:50 +0000 (16:24 -0800)]
Makefile: Hide away auto-generated dependency file as .depends.

Instead of the old name of Makefile.dep. The idea being that the
user really doesn't need to see this by default, (and if debugging
the Makefile, the rules will make the name obvious).

11 years agoRemove obsolete message.h.
Carl Worth [Tue, 10 Nov 2009 00:13:59 +0000 (16:13 -0800)]
Remove obsolete message.h.

This has been around but never used, and only became apparent now
that the other sources moved down into the lib sub-directory.

11 years agolibify: Move library sources down into lib directory.
Carl Worth [Tue, 10 Nov 2009 00:12:28 +0000 (16:12 -0800)]
libify: Move library sources down into lib directory.

A "make" invocation still works from the top-level, but not from
down inside the lib directory yet.

11 years agonotmuch.el: Don't advance line in search buffer before showing thread.
Carl Worth [Mon, 9 Nov 2009 21:48:58 +0000 (13:48 -0800)]
notmuch.el: Don't advance line in search buffer before showing thread.

Previously, when selecting a thread to view from the search buffer, we
would advance the point by one line before showing the thread, (so
that it would be ready to show the next thread once the user was done
with the current thread). This was annoying when the user temporarily
exited the thread view, (because the "wrong" thread was then selected
in the search view).

We get a more consistent experience by waiting to advance until the
user has finished viewing one thread and is ready to view the next.

11 years agonotmuch.el: Fix add/remove tag from search buffers.
Carl Worth [Mon, 9 Nov 2009 21:45:11 +0000 (13:45 -0800)]
notmuch.el: Fix add/remove tag from search buffers.

These were recently broken with the change of "notmuch search" to
prefix thread IDs with "thread:" rather than printing them raw.

11 years agoadd_message: Fix crash for file recognized as not email.
Carl Worth [Mon, 9 Nov 2009 21:43:59 +0000 (13:43 -0800)]
add_message: Fix crash for file recognized as not email.

This crash was introduced sometime recently, as previously things
worked fine when notmuch detected that a file is not an email.
We're definitely overdue for that test suite.

11 years agoTODO: Note that notmuch restore needs some progress indication.
Carl Worth [Mon, 9 Nov 2009 21:42:30 +0000 (13:42 -0800)]
TODO: Note that notmuch restore needs some progress indication.

A recent "notmuch restore" command took *forever* for me. Obviously,
we need to fix the underlying performance bug in Xapian, but in the
meantime, a progress indicator would help.

11 years agonotmuch setup: Remove a debugging print.
Carl Worth [Mon, 9 Nov 2009 21:41:40 +0000 (13:41 -0800)]
notmuch setup: Remove a debugging print.

This was just some extra noise printed when requesting a non-default
mail directory itneractively.

11 years agoadd_message: Start storing In-Reply-To information in the database.
Carl Worth [Fri, 6 Nov 2009 17:34:21 +0000 (09:34 -0800)]
add_message: Start storing In-Reply-To information in the database.

We'll use this eventually for properly nesting messages in the output
of "notmuch show", etc.

11 years agoMakefile: Fix install target to depend on the all target.
Carl Worth [Fri, 6 Nov 2009 17:33:44 +0000 (09:33 -0800)]
Makefile: Fix install target to depend on the all target.

Otherwise, it would just fail if you hadn't run "make" already.

11 years agonotmuch show: Don't show the subject line twice.
Carl Worth [Fri, 6 Nov 2009 17:32:24 +0000 (09:32 -0800)]
notmuch show: Don't show the subject line twice.

I recently added a print of the subject line for use as part of a
two-line summary in the emacs client. But of course, the subject was
already being printed on the next line. So I didn't really need to add
anything, I could have just stopped hiding what was already
printed. Anyway, we now avoid printing it twice in a row.

11 years agoadd_message: Fix segfault for message with no Date header.
Carl Worth [Fri, 6 Nov 2009 17:31:03 +0000 (09:31 -0800)]
add_message: Fix segfault for message with no Date header.

I'd fixed this earlier when I had a private copy of GMime's
date-parsing code, but I lost the fix when I recently switched to
calling the GMime function.

11 years agonotmuch show: Move subject from one-line summary down to its own line.
Carl Worth [Thu, 5 Nov 2009 23:02:20 +0000 (15:02 -0800)]
notmuch show: Move subject from one-line summary down to its own line.

And change the display code in emacs to display the one-line summary
in inverse video.

11 years agonotmuch.el: Bring back the "End of search results." message.
Carl Worth [Thu, 5 Nov 2009 22:18:44 +0000 (14:18 -0800)]
notmuch.el: Bring back the "End of search results." message.

The recent change of the hidden thread-ID syntax caused this message
to instead be replaced with a cryptic "search failed" error and an
internal regular expression. Put our nice message back.

11 years agonotmuch.el: Make hidden parts advertise how to unhide them.
Carl Worth [Thu, 5 Nov 2009 19:25:02 +0000 (11:25 -0800)]
notmuch.el: Make hidden parts advertise how to unhide them.

This is in place now citations and signatures. We'll still need to
add something else for hidden messages (those that are already
read and hidden away).

11 years agonotmuch.el: Add 'A' binding to archive thread after removing all "unread" tags.
Carl Worth [Thu, 5 Nov 2009 19:15:56 +0000 (11:15 -0800)]
notmuch.el: Add 'A' binding to archive thread after removing all "unread" tags.

This is useful for when the rest of the thread is visible on screen so
the user really has read the rest of it.

11 years agoUpdate notmuch man page with recently-added documentation.
Carl Worth [Thu, 5 Nov 2009 18:45:40 +0000 (10:45 -0800)]
Update notmuch man page with recently-added documentation.

It would be nice to have this documentation live in a single place,
but for now, this is what we get.

11 years agonotmuch search: Document the from, to, and subject prefixes.
Carl Worth [Thu, 5 Nov 2009 18:33:37 +0000 (10:33 -0800)]
notmuch search: Document the from, to, and subject prefixes.

I've been using these for a long time, but I had neglected to document
them until now.

11 years agonotmuch show: Fix to work with any search string rather than just a thread ID.
Carl Worth [Thu, 5 Nov 2009 18:23:04 +0000 (10:23 -0800)]
notmuch show: Fix to work with any search string rather than just a thread ID.

The more general command is more consistent, and more useful.

We also fix "notmuch search" to output copy-and-pasteable search terms
for the thread with "thread:" prepended already. Similarly, the
message-ID in the output of "notmuch show" is also now printed as a
valid search term, ("id:<message-id>" rather than "ID: <message-id>").

Naturally, the emacs code is also changed to track these changes.

11 years agonotmuch.el: Add 'N' binding to mark message read and go to next.
Carl Worth [Thu, 5 Nov 2009 12:55:51 +0000 (04:55 -0800)]
notmuch.el: Add 'N' binding to mark message read and go to next.

The magic space bar is nice, but sometimes there's a message with a
long attachment that I just want to skip, but still consider the
message marked as read.

11 years agonotmuch.el: Don't require an extra press of space bar before archiving.
Carl Worth [Thu, 5 Nov 2009 01:42:01 +0000 (17:42 -0800)]
notmuch.el: Don't require an extra press of space bar before archiving.

I had implemented this intentionally originally, thinking that it
would be important to see the last message scroll all the way off
screen before the next press of the magic space bar would go and
archive away the whole thread.

But in practice, that just turns out to be annoying, (especially for a
long sequence of single-message threads where the space bar has to be
pressed twice for every one). It's actually quite easy to know if it's
"safe" to press the space bar expecting just a scroll instead of an
archive by simply looking down and seeing if the current window is

And as for the total lack of undo with all of this, I'm getting by by
simply using x to get back to the search view, and then going back
into the thread of interest.

11 years agonotmuch.el: Add a simple command to pipe a message to a process.
Carl Worth [Thu, 5 Nov 2009 00:54:09 +0000 (16:54 -0800)]
notmuch.el: Add a simple command to pipe a message to a process.

With the obvious keybinding.

11 years agonotmuch.el: Don't skip read messages when they are open.
Carl Worth [Thu, 5 Nov 2009 00:22:42 +0000 (16:22 -0800)]
notmuch.el: Don't skip read messages when they are open.

More magic for the magic space bar: If a thread is entirely open,
(such as when viewing an old thread where every message is read), the
space bar now visits each message in turn (rather than skipping all of
the unread messages).

11 years agonotmuch.el: Allow for scrolling backwards through thread with DEL
Carl Worth [Thu, 5 Nov 2009 00:15:56 +0000 (16:15 -0800)]
notmuch.el: Allow for scrolling backwards through thread with DEL

Otherwise known as "Backspace" on keyboards in the real, (rather than
emacs), world. This will go by screenfuls for long messages, and
message by message for short messages. So it does the reverse of the
magic space bar, (but without reversing any tag-changing magic that
the magic space bar might have done).

11 years agonotmuch.el: Add 'w' binding to view raW email message.
Carl Worth [Wed, 4 Nov 2009 23:53:41 +0000 (15:53 -0800)]
notmuch.el: Add 'w' binding to view raW email message.

This takes advantage of the new filename output just added to "notmuch

11 years agonotmuch show: Add filename to output (next to message ID).
Carl Worth [Wed, 4 Nov 2009 23:53:07 +0000 (15:53 -0800)]
notmuch show: Add filename to output (next to message ID).

This will allow a client using "notmuch show" to directly open the
filename and do whatever it wants with it.

11 years agonotmuch.el: Don't use defvar for undocumented variables.
Carl Worth [Wed, 4 Nov 2009 23:45:33 +0000 (15:45 -0800)]
notmuch.el: Don't use defvar for undocumented variables.

Make at least some attempt to distinguish internal variables from
those that the user is expected to fiddle with.

11 years agonotmuch.el: Don't hide long signatures.
Carl Worth [Wed, 4 Nov 2009 23:42:12 +0000 (15:42 -0800)]
notmuch.el: Don't hide long signatures.

Chances are, a signature above a certain threshold isn't just a
signature, (for example, it could be an encrypted messages tacked onto
the end of the file, or could be any sort of PS.)

We add a new variable, notmuch-show-signature-lines-max that can be
used to configure the threshold, (set to 6 by default for now).

11 years agonotmuch.el: Fix to claim correct number of lines for hidden signature.
Carl Worth [Wed, 4 Nov 2009 23:19:08 +0000 (15:19 -0800)]
notmuch.el: Fix to claim correct number of lines for hidden signature.

Previously, it was reporting that all signatures were 0 lines.

11 years agonotmuch.el: Don't hide message bodies when all messages are read.
Carl Worth [Wed, 4 Nov 2009 23:05:44 +0000 (15:05 -0800)]
notmuch.el: Don't hide message bodies when all messages are read.

Presumably the user is trying to view this thread for a reason, so
it's better to actually show *something* rather than just the summary

11 years agonotmuch show: Fix misplaced g_object_unref leading to error message.
Carl Worth [Wed, 4 Nov 2009 23:01:11 +0000 (15:01 -0800)]
notmuch show: Fix misplaced g_object_unref leading to error message.

We were inadvertently calling g_object_unref on a wild pointer leading
to the following error message:

GLib-GObject-CRITICAL **: g_object_unref: assertion
`G_IS_OBJECT (object)' failed

Now, why glib doesn't abort on critical errors, I'll never understand.

11 years agonotmuch.el: Make notmuch-search scroll commands move to first/last message.
Carl Worth [Wed, 4 Nov 2009 22:38:49 +0000 (14:38 -0800)]
notmuch.el: Make notmuch-search scroll commands move to first/last message.

If there's nothing to scroll but we're not yet on the first or last
message then move point to that message.

11 years agonotmuch.el: Override next-line and previous-line to make them reliable.
Carl Worth [Wed, 4 Nov 2009 21:39:26 +0000 (13:39 -0800)]
notmuch.el: Override next-line and previous-line to make them reliable.

I noticed that these functions would sometimes leave point on an
invisible character[*]. The problem would be that point would appear
to be on a particular message, but adding or removing a tag would
actually add/remove a tag from the *previous* message.

Fix the C-n and C-p keybindings at least to call the underlying
command and then advance to a visible character. We set this-command
in our overrides so that the temporary-goal-column feature still

[*] The documentation says that command loop is supposed to move point
outside of any invisible region when a command exits. But apparently

11 years agonotmuch.el: Un-break the magic space bar to scroll a long, single message.
Carl Worth [Wed, 4 Nov 2009 21:16:33 +0000 (13:16 -0800)]
notmuch.el: Un-break the magic space bar to scroll a long, single message.

Clearly some recent code was very fragile, which I noticed in that the
space bar would no longer scroll a long message if it was the only
message in a thread.

This resulted in a lot of churn, but hopefully things are more robust
now, (for example by using new predicates like
notmuch-show-last-message-p rather than doing heuristics based on
(eobp) or (window-end)).

As usual, the presence of invisible characters complicates the task of
making this stuff robust.

11 years agonotmuch.el: Fix to show *something* when all messages are already read.
Carl Worth [Wed, 4 Nov 2009 19:30:15 +0000 (11:30 -0800)]
notmuch.el: Fix to show *something* when all messages are already read.

With the recent change of showing the first unread message, we would
scroll down to the end of the buffer if all messages were already
read. This would confusingly show nothing visible in the window.

Instead, detect this case and move to the beginning of the buffer.

11 years agonotmuch.el: Make magic space bar advance to next unread messages.
Carl Worth [Wed, 4 Nov 2009 19:23:44 +0000 (11:23 -0800)]
notmuch.el: Make magic space bar advance to next unread messages.

The magic of the space bar is all about unread messages, so there's no
reason for it to advance to messages that have already been read.

Similarly, we now remove any magic from (n)ext so that it simply
advances to the next message without marking anything read, (which
makes it symmetrical with (p)revious).

11 years agonotmuch.el: Move to first unread message on notmuch-show.
Carl Worth [Wed, 4 Nov 2009 19:19:50 +0000 (11:19 -0800)]
notmuch.el: Move to first unread message on notmuch-show.

This is important for when a new message is delivered to an existing
enormous thread.

11 years agonotmuch.el: Make next-message move to end of buffer after last message.
Carl Worth [Wed, 4 Nov 2009 19:03:07 +0000 (11:03 -0800)]
notmuch.el: Make next-message move to end of buffer after last message.

We need an easier way to detect when we're done with the last message
so taking advantage of the end-of-buffer position helps here.

11 years agonotmuch.el: Leave a blank line after last thread in search.
Carl Worth [Wed, 4 Nov 2009 18:43:07 +0000 (10:43 -0800)]
notmuch.el: Leave a blank line after last thread in search.

This allows for pleasant termination of the "show next thread" magic
in notmuch-show mode. Now, it will terminate and show the
notmuch-search results rather than continually displaying the last
thread over and over.

11 years agonotmuch.el: Move "show next thread" from magic-space-bar to archive-thread
Carl Worth [Wed, 4 Nov 2009 18:32:44 +0000 (10:32 -0800)]
notmuch.el: Move "show next thread" from magic-space-bar to archive-thread

If I explicitly hit the 'a' key before reading the whole thread, I
still want to advance to the next thread in my search.

11 years agonotmuch.el: More magic for magic space bar: Show next thread from search.
Carl Worth [Wed, 4 Nov 2009 18:25:04 +0000 (10:25 -0800)]
notmuch.el: More magic for magic space bar: Show next thread from search.

This is implemented by stashing away the parent notmuch-search buffer
into a variable within the notmuch-show buffer. Then, when magic space
bar triggers an archive of the current thread, it switches to the parent
search buffer and shows the next thread.

11 years agonotmuch.el: notmuch-search: Advance to next line before showing thread.
Carl Worth [Wed, 4 Nov 2009 17:32:47 +0000 (09:32 -0800)]
notmuch.el: notmuch-search: Advance to next line before showing thread.

The idea here is that after viewing the thread, when we come back to
this buffer we'll be all ready to view the next thread.

11 years agonotmuch.el: Make archive-thread more efficient for already archived messages.
Carl Worth [Wed, 4 Nov 2009 17:26:50 +0000 (09:26 -0800)]
notmuch.el: Make archive-thread more efficient for already archived messages.

The approach here is to move the optimization from mark-read to the
more general remove-tag. Namely, don't call out to a "notmuch tag"
command to remove a tag that's not there already.

11 years agonotmuch.el: Make the magic spacebar archive a thread in the end.
Carl Worth [Wed, 4 Nov 2009 17:21:09 +0000 (09:21 -0800)]
notmuch.el: Make the magic spacebar archive a thread in the end.

Next all it needs to do is kill the buffer and show the next thread.

11 years agonotmuch.el: Start implementing the magic space bar.
Carl Worth [Wed, 4 Nov 2009 16:42:38 +0000 (08:42 -0800)]
notmuch.el: Start implementing the magic space bar.

Currently this will either advance by screenfuls, or to the next
message if it's already within a screenful, and will mark each message
read as it is left.

It doesn't yet complete the magic by archiving the messages nor by
advancing to the next thread in the search.

11 years agonotmuch.el: Fix to hide citations in body of read messages.
Carl Worth [Wed, 4 Nov 2009 16:38:49 +0000 (08:38 -0800)]
notmuch.el: Fix to hide citations in body of read messages.

Previously, unhinding a read message would still show all the citations
in that message without an explicit command to make them visible. Fix.

11 years agonotmuch.el: Redefine behavior of notmuch-show-previous-message
Carl Worth [Wed, 4 Nov 2009 16:48:57 +0000 (08:48 -0800)]
notmuch.el: Redefine behavior of notmuch-show-previous-message

Now, if the user has manually moved point to somewhere within a
message, executing the previous-message command onece will rewind
point only to the beginning of the current message. Previously this
would go back to the previous message, (which the user can now do
easily and naturally by simply executing the command one more time).

11 years agonotmuch.el: Fix notmuch-snow-next-message when on the last message.
Carl Worth [Wed, 4 Nov 2009 03:32:56 +0000 (19:32 -0800)]
notmuch.el: Fix notmuch-snow-next-message when on the last message.

Before this just brought the current line to the top of the
window. Now it actually moves to the beginning of the current message.

This is built on a much more solid foundation now with a function to
move to the summary-line of the current message, and then moving from

11 years agonotmuch.el: Add more complete documentation to the major modes.
Carl Worth [Wed, 4 Nov 2009 02:24:13 +0000 (18:24 -0800)]
notmuch.el: Add more complete documentation to the major modes.

These now provide a summary of the most useful features/bindings
as well as a complete printout of the relevant mode maps to show
all available keybindings.

11 years agonotmuch.el: Make archive-thread advance to next line.
Carl Worth [Wed, 4 Nov 2009 01:18:04 +0000 (17:18 -0800)]
notmuch.el: Make archive-thread advance to next line.

This is the command in notmuch-search mode and it's cer convenient
for it to advance to the next line there. (It would be even more
convenient if it didn't also take forever, but as mentioned before
that's an issue we'll need to fix in Xapian.)

11 years agonotmuch.el: Add 't' binding to filter results to a specific tag.
Carl Worth [Wed, 4 Nov 2009 01:01:07 +0000 (17:01 -0800)]
notmuch.el: Add 't' binding to filter results to a specific tag.

This is a convenience function to avoid having to type "tag:" with
the (f)ilter command.

11 years agonotmuch.el: Add bindings for scrolling to notmuch-search mode.
Carl Worth [Wed, 4 Nov 2009 00:55:20 +0000 (16:55 -0800)]
notmuch.el: Add bindings for scrolling to notmuch-search mode.

We turn on the scroll-preserve-screen-position option which seems
like what's desired here, (though that's not what I normally use
when editing files---but I think scrolling through a list of email
threads is different).

11 years agoDrop inapplicable copyright statements.
Carl Worth [Wed, 4 Nov 2009 00:47:34 +0000 (16:47 -0800)]
Drop inapplicable copyright statements.

I had put these in here since I had originally planned to copy
liberally from the body of the implementation of 'compile in order
to get process output into a buffer. But once I found call-process
in the documentation of emacs, that was all I needed.

And all the code I've written since has been entirely my own with
just the help of emacs documentation.

11 years agonotmuch-el: Fix implementation of show/hide-thread-ids.
Carl Worth [Wed, 4 Nov 2009 00:46:27 +0000 (16:46 -0800)]
notmuch-el: Fix implementation of show/hide-thread-ids.

I'm definitely more comfortable with the add-to-invisibility-spec
now than I was when I first wrote these functions, (which weren't
working at all).

11 years agonotmuch.el: Add command to (a)rchive a thread from notmuch-show mode.
Carl Worth [Tue, 3 Nov 2009 21:34:05 +0000 (13:34 -0800)]
notmuch.el: Add command to (a)rchive a thread from notmuch-show mode.

This is our first race-free implementation of archive-thread! It
acts only on the messages explcitly contained in the buffer, not
on an entire thread ID, so it's safe in the face of new messages
have been delivered for this thread since the view was made.

11 years agonotmuch.el: Don't try to remove an "unread" tag that's not there.
Carl Worth [Tue, 3 Nov 2009 21:16:40 +0000 (13:16 -0800)]
notmuch.el: Don't try to remove an "unread" tag that's not there.

This optimization wouldn't be necessary if we had a nice fast "notmuch
tag" command. But since it's currently fairly slow, (see Xapian defect
250:, we're willing to take some
extra care to avoid calling "notmuch tag" unnecessarily.

11 years agonotmuch show: Remove custom "unread" hack, (printing tag in two locations).
Carl Worth [Tue, 3 Nov 2009 21:13:50 +0000 (13:13 -0800)]
notmuch show: Remove custom "unread" hack, (printing tag in two locations).

I previously had a hack that special-cased the "unread" tag and
printed it on the same line as the message ID. But now that we are
printing all tags at the end of the one-line summary we don't need
this anymore. Get rid of it, and just read "unread" from the list of
tags just like any other tag.

11 years agonotmuch.el: Add + and - bindings to add/remove tags from messages.
Carl Worth [Tue, 3 Nov 2009 20:54:10 +0000 (12:54 -0800)]
notmuch.el: Add + and - bindings to add/remove tags from messages.

This is in notmuch-show mode rather than in notmuch-search mode,
(where we had + and - working already). This gives the same visual
feedback as in notmuch-search-mode, (the tags are manipulated first in
the database and then the list of tags in the buffer is updated).

11 years agonotmuch show: Print tags for each message.
Carl Worth [Tue, 3 Nov 2009 20:29:07 +0000 (12:29 -0800)]
notmuch show: Print tags for each message.

This is in the one-line summary so should always be visible even
in our emacs client that's so eager to make things invisible.

11 years agonotmuch.el: Preserve current thread when refreshing search results.
Carl Worth [Tue, 3 Nov 2009 19:54:34 +0000 (11:54 -0800)]
notmuch.el: Preserve current thread when refreshing search results.

Otherwise, try to keep point in the same place, (such as when the
current thread has been archived away).

11 years agonotmuch.el: Add an '=' key to refresh the current view.
Carl Worth [Tue, 3 Nov 2009 19:47:48 +0000 (11:47 -0800)]
notmuch.el: Add an '=' key to refresh the current view.

This will allow for updates when a separate process (say, a notmuch-
show buffer), has archived messages.

11 years agonotmuch.el: Mark messages read when the (n)ext keybinding is pressed
Carl Worth [Tue, 3 Nov 2009 19:42:04 +0000 (11:42 -0800)]
notmuch.el: Mark messages read when the (n)ext keybinding is pressed

Of course, technically, we're removing the "unread" tag, but you
get the idea. :-)

11 years agonotmuch.el: Hide citations and signatures.
Carl Worth [Tue, 3 Nov 2009 19:14:52 +0000 (11:14 -0800)]
notmuch.el: Hide citations and signatures.

The user can make these visible again by pressing 'c' or 's',
(though we'd like to move to direct manipulation instead soon).

11 years agoHide bodies of message that have already been read.
Carl Worth [Tue, 3 Nov 2009 18:32:42 +0000 (10:32 -0800)]
Hide bodies of message that have already been read.

Also hide all markers.

From here, all we really need for legibility is the following:

  * Hide away citations and signatures

  * Call out the one-line summary some way, (larger font size?)

  * Add nesting for replies

11 years agonotmuch.el: Hide email headers by default.
Carl Worth [Tue, 3 Nov 2009 06:24:35 +0000 (22:24 -0800)]
notmuch.el: Hide email headers by default.

The display of the header can be toggled with the 'h' key.

11 years agonotmuch show: Switch to control character to mark sections of output
Carl Worth [Tue, 3 Nov 2009 05:13:19 +0000 (21:13 -0800)]
notmuch show: Switch to control character to mark sections of output

We were previously using things like "%message{" which were not
guaranteed to never appear in an email message. Using a control
character (^L or '\f' instead of '%') gives us better assurance that
our delimiter doesn't show up in an original email message.

This still isn't entirely safe since we're decoding encoded text in
the body of the email message so almost all bets are off really.

11 years agonotmuch.el: Make 'n' and 'p' bring the current message to the top.
Carl Worth [Tue, 3 Nov 2009 04:47:11 +0000 (20:47 -0800)]
notmuch.el: Make 'n' and 'p' bring the current message to the top.

This is much more convenient for reading the messages, and happens
to match the behavior of sup.

11 years agonotmuch.el: Add (n)ext and (p)revious bindings to notmuch-show mode.
Carl Worth [Tue, 3 Nov 2009 02:45:17 +0000 (18:45 -0800)]
notmuch.el: Add (n)ext and (p)revious bindings to notmuch-show mode.

Almost starting to get usable now. Still need to make it mark messages
as they are read, (by removing the unread tag), and selectively hiding
the full header.

11 years agoTODO: Add an idea from talking with keithp on the train.
Carl Worth [Tue, 3 Nov 2009 02:44:34 +0000 (18:44 -0800)]
TODO: Add an idea from talking with keithp on the train.

I mentioned the read-only directory optimization to Keith, and he
liked it but wanted to be able to configure it to be fully automated.

11 years agonotmuch.el: Add '<' and '>' bindings to goto first/last thread.
Carl Worth [Tue, 3 Nov 2009 02:23:06 +0000 (18:23 -0800)]
notmuch.el: Add '<' and '>' bindings to goto first/last thread.

Also, take care to remove a final blank line to avoid the point
going beyond the last thread in the buffer.

11 years agoTODO: Organize tasks based on emacs interface, command-line tool, or library.
Carl Worth [Tue, 3 Nov 2009 02:02:38 +0000 (18:02 -0800)]
TODO: Organize tasks based on emacs interface, command-line tool, or library.

There are conceptually three different projects here, so it helps
to keep the tasks for each separated.

11 years agonotmuch.el: Add commands to (s)earch globally, and (f)ilter a search
Carl Worth [Tue, 3 Nov 2009 01:56:18 +0000 (17:56 -0800)]
notmuch.el: Add commands to (s)earch globally, and (f)ilter a search

Also add 'q' and 'x' keybindings to kill the current buffer.

11 years agoTweak relative dates to be close to the same length.
Carl Worth [Tue, 3 Nov 2009 00:18:28 +0000 (16:18 -0800)]
Tweak relative dates to be close to the same length.

Most all of the returned strings will now fill most of a 12-character
string, (depending on the length of the month).

11 years agoRemove notmuch_message_get_header_size and notmuch_message_get_all_headers
Carl Worth [Tue, 3 Nov 2009 00:08:24 +0000 (16:08 -0800)]
Remove notmuch_message_get_header_size and notmuch_message_get_all_headers

The notmuch.c main program now uses GMime directly rather than using
these functions, and I'd rather not export any functions unless we
have good evidence that the functions are necessary.

11 years agonotmuch.el: Hide thread IDs in notmuch-search mode.
Carl Worth [Tue, 3 Nov 2009 00:02:32 +0000 (16:02 -0800)]
notmuch.el: Hide thread IDs in notmuch-search mode.

One more baby step toward something that's pleasant to use.

11 years agonotmuch.el: Implement visual feedback for add/remove tags.
Carl Worth [Mon, 2 Nov 2009 23:48:21 +0000 (15:48 -0800)]
notmuch.el: Implement visual feedback for add/remove tags.

There's no undo still, but at least you can see what you are doing

11 years agoDrop date.c file, (use identical function from GMime instead).
Carl Worth [Mon, 2 Nov 2009 22:36:33 +0000 (14:36 -0800)]
Drop date.c file, (use identical function from GMime instead).

We had originally copied this function in at a time when notmuch
wasn't actually depending on the GMime library. Now that it does,
we might as well call the function that exists there rather
than having a private copy of it.

11 years agonotmuch show: Don't print non-text MIME parts.
Carl Worth [Mon, 2 Nov 2009 22:33:15 +0000 (14:33 -0800)]
notmuch show: Don't print non-text MIME parts.

Additionally, print a part number for each MIME part so that the
client could (conceivably) ask for the contents of a specific
part by part number.

11 years agoFix to decode header values, (primarily subject).
Carl Worth [Mon, 2 Nov 2009 22:32:20 +0000 (14:32 -0800)]
Fix to decode header values, (primarily subject).

Use GMime function to decode message-header values according to
RFC 2047.

11 years agoPrint "part" markers for each MIME part (with Content-type).
Carl Worth [Mon, 2 Nov 2009 21:27:34 +0000 (13:27 -0800)]
Print "part" markers for each MIME part (with Content-type).

This can allow for the client to hide undesired MIME parts
such as text/html.

11 years agonotmuch show: Use GMime to decode messages.
Carl Worth [Mon, 2 Nov 2009 21:19:39 +0000 (13:19 -0800)]
notmuch show: Use GMime to decode messages.

We now actually get text content rather than blocks of BASE64, etc.

11 years agoTODO: Add several items.
Carl Worth [Mon, 2 Nov 2009 21:18:58 +0000 (13:18 -0800)]
TODO: Add several items.

These are the things that are actively preventing me from being able
to use notmuch as an email-reading client.

11 years agoAdd an INSTALL file.
Carl Worth [Mon, 2 Nov 2009 17:25:04 +0000 (09:25 -0800)]
Add an INSTALL file.

The README file was already referring to this, so we actually add it

11 years agoAdd a simple configure script.
Carl Worth [Mon, 2 Nov 2009 17:11:37 +0000 (09:11 -0800)]
Add a simple configure script.

This is *not* based on autoconf. In fact, this doesn't actually
configure anything, (one can compile notmuch directly with just
"make" without running configure if the dependencies are all

The only thing that this configure script does is to check for the
presence of the various dependencies and provide some guidance to
the user if they are not all available.

11 years agoMakefile: Rewrite to use NOTMUCH rather than MY in variable names.
Carl Worth [Mon, 2 Nov 2009 15:15:54 +0000 (07:15 -0800)]
Makefile: Rewrite to use NOTMUCH rather than MY in variable names.

I was about to refer to these names in some documentation, so I
wanted a slightly better name for them.

11 years agoREADME: Add a simple file explaining notmuch and pointing out resources.
Carl Worth [Mon, 2 Nov 2009 14:30:18 +0000 (06:30 -0800)]
README: Add a simple file explaining notmuch and pointing out resources.

This is part of getting notmuch ready for a more public announcement.

11 years agoAdd a simple manual page for notmuch.
Carl Worth [Mon, 2 Nov 2009 14:13:16 +0000 (06:13 -0800)]
Add a simple manual page for notmuch.

By pulling content out of notmuch help, and also the messages
printed by "notmuch setup".

11 years agonotmuch: Add a talloc context argument to each top-level command function.
Carl Worth [Sat, 31 Oct 2009 23:40:47 +0000 (16:40 -0700)]
notmuch: Add a talloc context argument to each top-level command function.

I had noticed several times earlier that having a talloc context
passed in would make things more convenient. I'm not exercising
that convenience yet, but the context is there now, (and there's
one fewer item on our TODO list).

11 years agoRename message_results/thread_results to messages/threads.
Carl Worth [Sat, 31 Oct 2009 23:32:30 +0000 (16:32 -0700)]
Rename message_results/thread_results to messages/threads.

Shorter naming without being any less clear. A definite win.

11 years agonotmuch.el: Add commands to add tag, remove tag, and archive (== remove inbox tag)
Carl Worth [Sat, 31 Oct 2009 19:09:06 +0000 (12:09 -0700)]
notmuch.el: Add commands to add tag, remove tag, and archive (== remove inbox tag)

These have keybindings of '+', '-', and 'a'. The bug they have so
far is lack of visual feedback for their effect, and lack of undo.

(Also the fact that adding or removing a single tag for a thread
takes way too long--but that's as a Xapian issue as discussed here:

replace_document should make minimal changes to database file

11 years agonotmuch: Reference help, don't print it for unknown commands.
Carl Worth [Sat, 31 Oct 2009 19:08:00 +0000 (12:08 -0700)]
notmuch: Reference help, don't print it for unknown commands.

The shorter output is much nicer for something that might end up
in an emacs mini-buffer, for example.

11 years agonotmuch.el: Add final '*' to generated buffer names.
Carl Worth [Sat, 31 Oct 2009 08:55:12 +0000 (01:55 -0700)]
notmuch.el: Add final '*' to generated buffer names.

Just looks a little neater that way.

11 years agonotmuch.el: Enter now calls "notmuch show" on the current thread
Carl Worth [Sat, 31 Oct 2009 08:41:44 +0000 (01:41 -0700)]
notmuch.el: Enter now calls "notmuch show" on the current thread

It's remarkable how little code we need for a very functional GUI
here. I think we're doing something right.

11 years agonotmuch.el: Start fleshing out notmuch-search-mode with a custom keymap
Carl Worth [Sat, 31 Oct 2009 08:04:01 +0000 (01:04 -0700)]
notmuch.el: Start fleshing out notmuch-search-mode with a custom keymap

All we have here so far is 'n' and 'p' for going to next and
previous lines respectively.

11 years agonotmuch.el: Switch from start-process to call-process
Carl Worth [Sat, 31 Oct 2009 07:44:39 +0000 (00:44 -0700)]
notmuch.el: Switch from start-process to call-process

We now get the point staying right at the top where we want it.
We also don't get any extraneous noise about "Process notmuch
completed" or anything like that. Just the output in a read-only

11 years agonotmuch.el: Switch from compilation-start to start-process
Carl Worth [Sat, 31 Oct 2009 06:42:39 +0000 (23:42 -0700)]
notmuch.el: Switch from compilation-start to start-process

Compilation mode does a bunch of things that we don't want. Instead
of trying to tear it down to what we want, let's start at the other
end and build up only things that we really want.

11 years agonotmuch.el: Add notmuch-search command as well as notmuch
Carl Worth [Sat, 31 Oct 2009 00:18:19 +0000 (17:18 -0700)]
notmuch.el: Add notmuch-search command as well as notmuch

This allows for entering a query string interactively.

11 years agonotmuch.el: Copy copyright information from compilation.el
Carl Worth [Sat, 31 Oct 2009 00:17:16 +0000 (17:17 -0700)]
notmuch.el: Copy copyright information from compilation.el

I'm using that file as my reference here, so I'm likely to end up
copying some code here or there. Might as well be safe and just
copy the copyright statement.

11 years agonotmuch.el: Rename from notmuch-mode.el to notmuch.el
Carl Worth [Fri, 30 Oct 2009 22:17:27 +0000 (15:17 -0700)]
notmuch.el: Rename from notmuch-mode.el to notmuch.el

Also add the copyright and licensing blurb.

11 years agonotmuch-mode: Add an actualy notmuch-search-mode as well
Carl Worth [Fri, 30 Oct 2009 22:12:49 +0000 (15:12 -0700)]
notmuch-mode: Add an actualy notmuch-search-mode as well

Doesn't really do anything so far other than mark the buffer read-
only. This does have the benefit of giving us our own name rather
than "Compilation" for the mode.