meaning of number of lines in the message (%l in index_format)

Vincent Lefevre vincent at
Sun Jun 23 00:17:37 UTC 2019

On 2019-06-22 14:15:25 -0700, Kevin J. McCarthy wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 22, 2019 at 10:47:42PM +0200, Vincent Lefevre wrote:
> > I think that the manual should say more about these issues. Perhaps
> > discourage this sequence?
> I agree it would be good to mention these details.  Would you like to commit
> a fix, or should I put this on my todo list?

See commit 6a74e24e57dd78a9de3d7676bd7c6d2f42228a8d.

Is this OK?

BTW, I've noticed that the style used in the manual is not consistent:
  * the letter case for the folder types (mbox, mmdf, maildir, mh);
  * the markup of the header fields and whether the ":" is present.

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