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Re: beginning of a mail in the summary view

From: Ted Zlatanov
Subject: Re: beginning of a mail in the summary view
Date: Mon, 21 Apr 2008 15:00:04 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.110009 (No Gnus v0.9) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

On Mon, 21 Apr 2008 10:12:04 -0600 Peter Jones <> wrote: 

PJ> writes:
>> I would like to customize my summary view in asimilar with the gmail
>> interface: subject of the mail followed by (using a different color)
>> the the first words of the mail.

PJ> The manual talks about setting your summary line, and using
PJ> user-defined functions.  You could write a user function that would
PJ> take the first few words from the body of the mail and place it into
PJ> the summary line.

The problem is that this is a slow operation if you need the message
body over IMAP or NNTP, for example.  The data you normally have without
the body are just some headers.  I don't know if there's any way to
avoid that.  Maybe cache the summary with the gnus-registry?


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