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Notmuch Search to Atom Feed

This is for users of Notmuch mail and Chicken Scheme who wants to get an Atom feed that contains the emails of a particular search. Yes, it’s kind of a reverse Sluk, or fills the same niche as notmuch-to-feed.

You can grab nmatom here or clone the git from

The “terms” variable can be a symbol or a string so set it to whatever you want the search query to be. I typically have it set to tag:feed and then use nmsync to tag stuff that I would rather read as RSS. I also remove the new tag. So in nmsync.tags I have a ton of lines that look like this:

-new +feed -- tag:new and

You can also edit the code to change the limit (default 15) or output (default /tmp/nmfeed.xml).