Re: [hypermail] Can it be done?

From: Peter C. McCluskey <>
Date: Tue, 26 Jun 2001 16:08:21 -0700 (PDT)
Message-Id: <> ("Phil White") writes:
>A reverse-date sorted thread index (newest original thread at top)
> (fine so far)
>with the thread depth set at 1 (Display ONLY the root message)
> (and most importantly)

 Adding these to your ~/.hmrc will do approximately that: reverse = 1

>give a brief summary of the message body (say first 5 lines)

 Hypermail does not support this.
 Would a fixed number of lines provide a useful summary under many conditions, or would it make more sense to try to identify the first sentence (with some minimum and maximum byte length)?

Peter McCluskey | Fed up with democracy's problems? Examine Futarchy: | or .ps Received on Wed 27 Jun 2001 01:13:53 AM GMT

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