[sylpheed:34485] Re: a couple of enhancement requests...

Bruce Bowler bbowler at bigelow.org
Fri Mar 4 21:49:57 JST 2011

On Fri, 4 Mar 2011 11:09:48 +0900
Hiroyuki Yamamoto <hiro-y at kcn.ne.jp> put fingers to keyboard and said:

> Hello,
> On Thu, 3 Mar 2011 16:38:24 -0500
> Bruce Bowler <bbowler at bigelow.org> wrote:
> > 1) Provide a setup option such that when sylpheed checks for new
> > messages, if the only new messages are in folders of type "junk",
> > the tray icon isn't changed to show there's new mail (ie "junk"
> > shouldn't trigger an interrupt in the users brain :-)
> In 3.1.0 release version, junk-filtered messages will not be counted
> as new anymore.

Thank you :-)

> > 2) (I'm not sure I'm properly describing this so bear with me)  I
> > find there are a large number of occasions where I click on a
> > message to show it in the "message" window that I can tell right
> > away that I want to delete that message. I watch for the envelope
> > to disappear, thinking that at that point, I can delete the
> > message, but that's not always the case.  It seems that the
> > envelope disappears before the message is "fully fetched".
> > Frequently (especially on a "slow" link with a "long" message),
> > sylpheed still shows "getting message xxxxxx" at the lower left on
> > the status bar.  I'd be happier if the envelope didn't disappear
> > until the message was fully retrieved.
> Excuse me, but what does 'envelope' mean?

By envelope, I mean the icon that appears in the second column of the
header pane that indicates that a message is "unread" (that to me looks
like the back of an envelope)


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