From: Kyle Meyer <email@example.com> To: Eric Wong <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: email@example.com Subject: Re: lei q --output vs --mfolder [was: [PATCH 1/2] doc: start manpages for lei commands] Date: Sun, 07 Feb 2021 16:47:53 -0500 [thread overview] Message-ID: <firstname.lastname@example.org> (raw) In-Reply-To: <20210207205902.GA24479@dcvr> Eric Wong writes: > Kyle Meyer <email@example.com> wrote: [...] >> But in this case, I think --output is the better name, so if we're >> dropping one, I'd vote to cast out --mfolder. > > Alright, I'll think about dropping ... Right now, it's still > supported, but masked out of --help output but with a "MFOLDER" > placeholder. > > Perhaps a note in the man page noting it's mairix analogue is > sufficient? As someone that has only looked into mairix a few times but not used it, I'd find the pointer helpful, I think. >> Using MFOLDER rather than PATH as the metavariable seems a bit confusing >> to me because the target isn't a directory for --format values other >> than "maildir". > > Fwiw, mairix uses "mfolder" for mbox and IMAP destinations, too; > (I've never used IMAP with mairix, but have every intention of > supporting IMAP in lei). > > "LOCATION" may also be a suitable placeholder *shrug* Oh, IMAP destinations. So PATH isn't a great choice then. In that case, switching to MFOLDER or LOCATION as the placeholder sounds fine to me. I guess MFOLDER would be good at this point for consistency with `q --help'. I've made a note to do that when updating the lei manpages (hope to get to that tomorrow or the next day) assuming you haven't handle it before then.
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2021-02-07 21:47 UTC|newest] Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top 2021-02-01 5:57 [PATCH 0/2] doc: initial lei manpages Kyle Meyer 2021-02-01 5:57 ` [PATCH 1/2] doc: start manpages for lei commands Kyle Meyer 2021-02-06 9:01 ` lei-q doc thoughts... [was: doc: start manpages for lei commands] Eric Wong 2021-02-06 19:57 ` Kyle Meyer 2021-02-07 3:33 ` Eric Wong 2021-02-07 19:58 ` lei q --output vs --mfolder [was: [PATCH 1/2] " Eric Wong 2021-02-07 20:33 ` Kyle Meyer 2021-02-07 20:59 ` Eric Wong 2021-02-07 21:47 ` Kyle Meyer [this message] 2021-02-07 21:55 ` Eric Wong 2021-02-01 5:57 ` [PATCH 2/2] doc: add lei-overview(7) Kyle Meyer 2021-02-01 6:40 ` Eric Wong 2021-02-01 11:37 ` Eric Wong
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