[sylpheed:35100] Re: HELP! I need to use IMAP!

Hiroyuki Yamamoto hiro-y at kcn.ne.jp
Wed Feb 1 10:50:14 JST 2012


On Tue, 31 Jan 2012 14:40:29 -0700
Craig McCluskey <craigm at lanl.gov> wrote:

> 1. imap.c requires "+ " to understand that IMAP server is requesting
>    the password. M$ Exchange server sends only "+". Changing imap.c to
>    look only for "+" solves the problem. (Thanks to Laurence Darby!)

Thanks for confirming it. I will apply the modification.

> 2. The only way to have Sylpheed ask whether to accept a questionable
>    security certificate for IMAP access is by deleting all accounts,
>    quitting Sylpheed, and following the prompts to set up a new account
>    upon restarting Sylpheed.

Maybe the previous account's SSL option was not set correctly?

> 3. I checked Configuration -> 'Preferences for current account' ->
>    Receive -> 'Filter new messages in INBOX on receiving' to have the
>    messages in the IMAP INBOX filtered upon receiving. My filter is to
>    have them copied to the MH inbox. If this happens when I have the
>    MH inbox selected, the message count of the inbox is not updated 
>    and the new messages are not visible in the inbox until I click a 
>    mail box other than inbox and then click on the inbox again.

I'll look into that.

> 4. When saving as a draft an email one is composing, it is saved in
>    the IMAP Drafts mailbox at the bottom, not in the MH Drafts mailbox
>    toward the top.

You can customize the location with 'Account prefs - Advanced - Folder
- Put draft messages in'.

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

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