[sylpheed:34312] Re: 3 problems about Sylpheed

Hiroyuki Yamamoto hiro-y at kcn.ne.jp
Fri Nov 5 15:38:48 JST 2010


On Wed, 3 Nov 2010 11:05:26 +0200
v_2e at ukr.net wrote:

> Hello!
> I have a few technical questions about Sylpheed.
> 1. Why does Sylpheed store incorrect passwords in its memory? For
> example, when I try to connect to my POP3 or IMAP mail server and
> accidentally type a wrong password, I need to restart Sylpheed to have
> an ability to re-type the password. This is a strange behaviour, since
> I can see no reason to store incorrect passwords. Or maybe there is a
> way to workaround which I just don't know about?

Hmm, Sylpheed actually clear temporary password when authentication
fail. Maybe something strange thing is happening.
Can you show the protocol log?

> 2. When I try to create a new account, I get an incorrectly displayed
> dialog window with some elements hidden behind the window edge (see
> the screenshot attached or via this link:
> http://i11.fastpic.ru/big/2010/1103/e3/282d662f04dd87cdc9f61cd1cf715ee3.png ).
> I use Xfce with its native window manager (XfWM, I guess) - so maybe
> it is a window manager's fault?

It is caused by the fixed window width, and the translation of
'SMTP server:' is also too long ((...) should be removed).

Hiroyuki Yamamoto <hiro-y at kcn.ne.jp>

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