[Alpine-info] feature idea
mbmiller at taxa.epi.umn.edu
Fri May 9 09:00:51 PDT 2008
On Fri, 9 May 2008, Lucio Chiappetti wrote:
> On Wed, 7 May 2008, Mike Miller wrote:
>> You have the option to search "Body" but not "Header."
> My Alpine has header search ( ; T H ). Maybe that's part of the patches by
> Eduardo Chappa which I installed ?
It must be from Eduardo because I just checked again and it isn't there in
Alpine 1.10(962). After "; T" I have only these choices:
? Help F From T To
C Cc R Recipient B Body
^C Cancel S [Subject] A All Text
! Not P Participant
>> Bcc Searches.
>> Any hope of that?
> Not sure what you mean. You want to search IN A RECEIVED MESSAGE
> addresses in the Bcc list used when the message was sent ? But by
> definition this information is not transmitted at all to you (otherwise
> it wouldn't be "Blind cc:"
No. I want to search the Bcc field in the sent messages, not in the
received messages. As you said, it is impossible to search Bcc in
> Personally I prefer to send Lcc: than Bcc:, because Lcc: can insert a
> descriptive header in the From field (not useful for reply). But I guess
> Lcc: is a pine feature, and you cannot count on your remote
> correspondent using pine, or using Lcc ... or doing anything (not)
> sensible :-(
I never use Lcc but if we are to make Bcc a searchable field, Lcc should
also be searchable.
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