user/dev discussion of public-inbox itself
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From: Eric Wong <>
To: Alyssa Ross <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] doc: explain publicinbox.<name>.watchheader
Date: Thu, 10 Oct 2019 08:51:18 +0000
Message-ID: <20191010085118.r3amey4cayazfycb@dcvr> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

Alyssa Ross <> wrote:
> It wasn't clear to me exactly what this does -- in particular, what
> happens if it isn't specified?  Does it support multiple values?  A
> very brief explanation can answer both of these questions without
> making somebody look at the code.

Thanks, applied and pushed.

> ---
> The part about it not supporting multiple values is my best guess
> based on a quick glance at the code -- I may well have missed
> something.

That's correct.  I think a single value here is fine.
If it supported multiple values, it would be confusing as
to whether it needs to match all the headers, or if matching
any one header would put it into an inbox.

And I also question the need for either case...

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2019-10-09 13:21 Alyssa Ross
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