Re: [hypermail] hypermail-2b30 suggestion

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Fri, 17 Nov 2000 09:25:42 +0100 (MET)
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On Thu, 16 Nov 2000, Warren L Dodge wrote:

> One thing I would like to see is the number of digits in the filenames
> increased up to six rather then four. I had done this in my copy of
> hypermail.102 as some of the items I was doing would have hit 9999.

I've never fully understood why it uses the set number of digits anyway. Why can't it just do %d instead of %04d or %06d?

> Not sure of the ramifications of this though on a full user basis.
> Perhaps a switch added to allow 4/6 with 4 as the default.

Well, for those who use hypermail for a transition from the current to the next will surely need a switch if this becomes reality.

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