Re: how does mutt send?
On Wed, Nov 24, 2004 at 01:38:22AM +0100, Maurits van Rees wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 23, 2004 at 11:56:31PM -0000, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > No, it didn't. There is a message before "Sending message..." saying
> > "Create Sent Y/n". Sent does exist on the imap server, but perhaps not
> > in the right place. Maybe this is the snag.
> Having a Sent folder is fine. A second Sent folder should not be
> necessary, but can't really hurt. Did you reply with `Y' on this
> question? Did it give an error?
No error message, no.
> > I tried altering it to say
> > set record="sent-mail"
> Make that:
> set record="=sent-mail"
> set record="~/Mail/sent-mail"
> or something like that.
Oh, right, of course: "~/Maildir/sent-mail" in my case.
> You are getting this question about Sent when you are resuming the
> postponed message, am I right?
Oh -- I see...
>If so, then mutt remembers that this
> message was supposed to go into the Sent folder. Try pressing `f' -
> for Fcc, File Carbon Copy - to specify a different folder to save
> in. If it gives problems, leave it empty. You message then won't be
> saved, but should still get sent.
> Or start a fresh message and see if sent-mail comes up in the Fcc
Right: that unknits it. If I can just get the formulation right for
saving my copy to the imap server, rather than locally, then I think I
can concentrate on the next problem (for another thread!).
Thanks for your guidance. I believe this will arrive!