severity 530741 important thanks Hello, On 2009 m. May 27 d., Wednesday 19:04:49 Pierre THIERRY wrote: > I used kmail a bit, ages ago, so maybe this setup was just carried > through various upgrades. Still, what is the meaning of turning all my > nex mails into old ones without me even seeing their subject? > > > I see that you could not have known kmail defaults but I don't think > > this is only kmail fault, it is also a user error as both applications > > are set up to use the same folder for mail storage. > > Couldn't the two applications be nice to each other? mutt wouldn't do > any modifications to the mail storage without a clear request from the > user, I'd like the same behaviour from kmail. kmail is known not to be very reliable when it comes to handling corrupt or out-of-sync indices. This is exactly what happened in your case. kmail went mad and made all mails read (as per default I guess). I agree that kmail should improve its index handling but this is a long standing issue and it will go away once kmail gets akonadi support for mail storage (at least that's how I understand it). > > Hence I believe the severity should be lowered but I'm not doing it > > just now. > > Kmail's current behaviour combined with me having used before led me to > lose a whole lot of valuable information, without even asking anything > from kmail, so I still think the severity is that high, but I'm > obviously biased, as I'm pissed by what happened, so you should have the > final word. I agree but it is still an error on your side. I believe such kind of problems were the main reason the default mail storage folder was changed to kmail private location. So you are a victim here only because you used to be a kmail user a LONG LONG item ago and set up the same mail folder for mutt. Hence lowering severity. -- Modestas Vainius <email@example.com>
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