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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 16:38:28 -0500

[[[ To any NSA and FBI agents reading my email: please consider    ]]]
[[[ whether defending the US Constitution against all enemies,     ]]]
[[[ foreign or domestic, requires you to follow Snowden's example. ]]]

  > They are not a problem.  Mail user agents which support Maildirs index the 
  > individual mails in a database, either an (small) index of the headers or 
  > a (larger) "full text" index.  With such an index even opening a folder 
  > with tens of thousands of messages only takes a fraction of a second.

Thanks.  It seems to be a good solution as long as the mail agent
knows how to recalculate the database when the directory has changed.

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

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