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Re: [PATCH v3] Allow applying filters to summary consecutively

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3] Allow applying filters to summary consecutively
Date: Mon, 28 Nov 2022 16:38:24 -0500

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  > The implementation of union and intersection of filters is still not
  > complete.  Here's my proposal: pressing '&' and '|' in either buffer
  > could dictate how the next filter operates, by intersection and union
  > respectively.  Those keys could toggle two mutually exclusive minor
  > modes that affect the next filter (or all subsequent filters until the
  > user switches again).

It's not _bad_ but it is unnecessarily heavyweight and complex, and extra
work to use.

I suggest making & the default, so you don't need to specify that.  If
you type |, then if the next command is a filter command, it or's.

Simple to use, and simple to document.

Dr Richard Stallman (https://stallman.org)
Chief GNUisance of the GNU Project (https://gnu.org)
Founder, Free Software Foundation (https://fsf.org)
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