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bug#39515: 28.0.50; Gnus, nnir search (G G) on Topic doesn't look at its
Jose A. Ortega Ruiz
bug#39515: 28.0.50; Gnus, nnir search (G G) on Topic doesn't look at its groups
Mon, 10 Feb 2020 20:59:05 +0000
On Mon, Feb 10 2020, Eric Abrahamsen wrote:
> It would be very easy to pass the ALL argument to
> `gnus-topic-find-groups' in `gnus-group-make-nnir-group'.
> It's really a matter of preference, and what users might interpret as
> "surprising behavior". Maybe we could take a straw poll on gnus.general?
At any rate, if this is the expected behaviour, one should probably
update the manual, which doesn't mention this. That contributes to the
surprise, at least in my case.
IMHO, requiring that all groups are permanently visible to be able to
perform queries is not very practical (90% of my time in gnus is spent
not doing queries), but of course a poll won't hurt.
I guess another option is simply to make this customizable? Just a flag,
and a note in the docs, and we can have both options, if it's not too
The truth is rarely pure, and never simple.
-Oscar Wilde, writer (1854-1900)