From: Kyle Meyer <email@example.com> To: Eric Wong <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: email@example.com Subject: Re: RFH: --import-augment naming [was: lei q: import flags when clobbering/augmenting] Date: Wed, 03 Mar 2021 23:10:29 -0500 [thread overview] Message-ID: <firstname.lastname@example.org> (raw) In-Reply-To: <YEBUijZ1clqj3joQ@dcvr> Eric Wong writes: > Oh, I forgot to note it will probably import more than just > keywords (but maybe it can be tweaked(*)). > > The thing I want to protect against is somebody forgetting > --augment when using "lei q -o imaps://example.com/INBOX ..." > which would delete mail that hasn't been imported to lei or > backed-up by another tool. > > Causing data loss in the above scenario would be a nightmare, > even if it's technically user error. Oy, indeed. > There's also cases where someone will want to edit a patch in > the search results mailbox before applying it (e.g. adding > Acked-by, fixing whitespace, trivial errors, etc...) and > it might be good to preserve a copy of the edited message. > > (*) possible directions: > > --import-$FOO=kw-only > --import-$FOO=not-in-git > --import-$FOO # same as "not-in-git", this should be the default > --import-$FOO=none / --no-import-$FOO Make sense. Your suggested "before" seems like a good choice for $FOO.
prev parent reply other threads:[~2021-03-04 4:10 UTC|newest] Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top 2021-03-03 13:48 [PATCH 0/4] lei q: avoiding accidental data loss Eric Wong 2021-03-03 13:48 ` [PATCH 1/4] eml: each_part: document IMAP user of the $all parameter Eric Wong 2021-03-03 13:48 ` [PATCH 2/4] lei_xsearch: add_eml for remote mboxrd, not set_eml Eric Wong 2021-03-03 13:48 ` [PATCH 3/4] lei: use maildir_each_eml in more places Eric Wong 2021-03-03 13:48 ` [PATCH 4/4] lei q: import flags when clobbering/augmenting Maildirs Eric Wong 2021-03-03 22:29 ` RFH: --import-augment naming [was: lei q: import flags when clobbering/augmenting] Eric Wong 2021-03-04 2:39 ` Kyle Meyer 2021-03-04 3:31 ` Eric Wong 2021-03-04 4:10 ` Kyle Meyer [this message]
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