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Re: What "eval" means in score files?

From: Ted Zlatanov
Subject: Re: What "eval" means in score files?
Date: Fri, 29 Jan 2010 11:53:09 -0600
User-agent: Gnus/5.110011 (No Gnus v0.11) Emacs/23.1.90 (gnu/linux)

On Thu, 21 Jan 2010 06:11:13 +0200 Teemu Likonen <> wrote: 

TL> Gnus manual says in "(Gnus) Score File Format":
TL>     `eval'
TL>          The value of this entry will be `eval'el.  This element will be
TL>          ignored when handling global score files.

TL> Then what? What should the entry evaluate to? How does Gnus interpret
TL> the result of evaluation? How can I use it with scoring?

Nothing else in the score file is actually eval-ed, so you're limited to
literal statements.  It's like writing a function without macros.  With
an eval clause in the score file you can generate any of the other keys,
including a string key which maps to a header.  It's like an in-place


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