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From: Eric Wong <>
Subject: does "lei q" --format/-f need to exist?
Date: Wed, 17 Feb 2021 03:40:32 -0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20210217044032.GA17934@dcvr> (raw)

"maildir:/path/to/dir" has been supported by public-inbox-watch
for years, now.

The following all work today:

	lei q -o mboxrd:/tmp/foo.mboxrd ...
	lei q -o mboxcl2:/tmp/foo.mboxcl2 ...
	lei q -o maildir:/tmp/foo/ ...

So -f/--format seems redundant.  I'm working on on
"lei import" for multiple sources, so being able to specify the
type/URL-scheme on a per-source basis seems like the way to go:

	lei import mboxrd:/tmp/foo.mboxrd maildir:/tmp/md/ ...
	lei import imaps://$host/ nntps://$host/ ...

And there's also "lei convert" in the wings (mainly for
testing/development purposes, but could be useful stand-alone):

	lei convert mboxrd:/tmp/foo.mboxrd maildir:/tmp/md/

             reply	other threads:[~2021-02-17  4:40 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-02-17  4:40 Eric Wong [this message]
2021-02-18  5:28 ` Kyle Meyer
2021-02-18 12:07   ` Eric Wong
2021-02-19  3:10     ` Kyle Meyer
2021-02-19 11:13       ` Eric Wong
2021-02-19 13:47         ` Kyle Meyer
2021-02-19 19:06         ` Eric Wong
2021-02-20  7:12           ` Kyle Meyer
2021-02-20  8:07             ` Eric Wong
2021-02-23  3:45               ` [PATCH] doc: lei: favor "-o format:$PATHNAME" over "-f" Kyle Meyer
2021-02-23  6:03                 ` Eric Wong

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