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authorSergey Poznyakoff <>2012-07-19 08:31:14 +0300
committerSergey Poznyakoff <>2012-07-19 08:43:48 +0300
commit62e22dcc8419437e03225ae55223aaf97227b1e1 (patch)
treeb4ca558c2b90155199f0db98c4206d98390858ca /NEWS
parent8ad474712f6758cdff637c5391867706957dfd74 (diff)
mail: provide mechanism for listing and editing attachments from the shell
* NEWS: Update. * mail/escape.c (escape_check_args): Take two additional arguments specifying minimum and maximum number of parameters to expect. All uses updated. Remove static qualifier. * mail/mail.h (send_attach_file): Rename to send_attach_file_default (escape_check_args,escape_list_attachments) (escape_attach,escape_remove_attachment): New protos. * mail/send.c (send_attach_file): Take encoding and content type as arguments. (send_attach_file_default): New function. (escape_list_attachments) (escape_attach,escape_remove_attachment): New functions. * mail/table.c: New escapes: l, +, ^ * include/mailutils/list.h (mu_list_remove_nth) (mu_list_remove_nth_nd): New protos. * libmailutils/list/ (liblist_la_SOURCES): Add removenth.c * libmailutils/list/removenth.c: New file.
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-GNU mailutils NEWS -- history of user-visible changes. 2012-07-18
+GNU mailutils NEWS -- history of user-visible changes. 2012-07-19
Copyright (C) 2002-2012 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
See the end of file for copying conditions.
@@ -135,6 +135,20 @@ Here, the file "prog" will be attached witg the content type
"main.c" and "ext.h" will be marked with content type "text/c" and
encoded using "quoted-printable" algorithm.
+The mail shell provides the following new escapes to handle attachments:
+ ~l
+ Lists all attachments. The output is a numbered list of
+ attachments with their corresponding content types and
+ encodings.
+ ~+ filename [content-type [encoding]]
+ Attach the file `filename'. Optional arguments supply the content
+ type and encoding to use instead of the defaults.
+ ~^ N
+ Delete Nth attachment.
** MH: improved compatibility with other implementations
** MH inc: new option --moveto

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