[maemo-users] modest does not update newmail in imap folder

From: Luca Donaggio donaggio at gmail.com
Date: Tue Aug 19 11:03:55 EEST 2008
On Tue, Aug 19, 2008 at 2:08 AM, Mike Lococo <mikelococo at gmail.com> wrote:

> > Ah, good point; we use tinymail, and I think the unread count is a
> > function of the headers/messages that are actually on the device, not
> > of the output of STATUS. For technical reasons, it seems easier to
> > keep those in sync. Might be a nice future enhancement to support
> > STATUS as well.
> >
> >>> Usually, new mail will finds its way to the INBOX, so that
> >>> shouldn't be a problem in most cases.
> >>
> >> It is if you filter server side.
> >
> > Yup.
> Just a quick 'me too' point to note that Rainer isn't the only person
> doing server-side filtering.  The STATUS enhancement would be quite
> helpful to me as well.
> Additionally, folks using client-side filtering are likely to be bitten
> by this occasionally, but not often enough to figure out why.  Anytime a
> desktop/laptop mail client checks mail and filters it to a folder, but
> the user doesn't immediately read it... those folders won't be listed as
> containing unread messages when the user next checks mail in Modest.
> Thanks,
> Mike Lococo
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I second this, too. At work we use server-side filtering with rules written
in SIEVE: each time I use modest to read my emails while on the go, I've to
check all and every IMAP folders to be sure I don't miss any message -
sometimes it's annoying!

Luca Donaggio
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