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Re: gnus nnml/nnimap-split-fancy


From: Eric Abrahamsen
Subject: Re: gnus nnml/nnimap-split-fancy
Date: Wed, 25 Mar 2020 16:19:18 -0700
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.0.50 (gnu/linux)

On 03/25/20 22:00 PM, Phillip Lord wrote:
> Lars Ingebrigtsen <address@hidden> writes:
>
>> Amin Bandali <address@hidden> writes:
>>
>>>> Yes, and I don't understand why not. I wonder how big a fix it would be.
>>>
>>> I have no idea.  Lars, Eric, what do you think?
>>
>> The way splitting happens is that it happens inside the backend.  So the
>> splitting would have to be reorganised to happen in Gnus instead for
>> that to work.
>
>
> Ah, unfortunate. Could it just be as simple as returning a lambda
> instead of a group name? Although as you describe I guess this would
> need to be implemented for each backend?

Probably the split specs could just return a fully-qualified group name,
and the code could check if the group belonged to a separate backend and
behave differently. But you're right, as Lars notes that would have to
be done in each backend.



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