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Re: [OT] maildir

On Mon, 2005-02-28 at 02:05 +0000, Henning Makholm wrote:
> Scripsit Ron Johnson <ron.l.johnson@cox.net>
> > On Mon, 2005-02-28 at 11:54 +1100, Paul Hampson wrote:
> >> > I thought it was "illegal" to modify a message.
> >> "Status: O"?
> > I don't know what that means.
> It means that the message is not marked 'new'. Many MUA's keep track
> of message flags by inserting this header into the message.

Ah.  Maildir distinguishes "new" and "already read" by whether
an email is in the new/ or cur/ folder.

Doing a "select all, and mark as read" on a multi-GB mbox file
sounds painful.

Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson, LA USA
PGP Key ID 8834C06B I prefer encrypted mail.

If 1/2 of all US marriages end in divorce, and there are a good
number of 3rd, 4th, etc marriages, then more than 1/2 of all 1st
marriages will be permanent.

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