[sylpheed:36206] Re: Always Start in Offline Mode?

Ricardo Mones mones at debian.org
Mon Oct 27 17:22:23 JST 2014

On Sat, Oct 25, 2014 at 11:40:59PM +0000, Carlos Albert wrote:
> Hi, there!
> I did some tests with Slypheed 3.4.0 beta7, and the behavior is the same,
> even if I am completely offline when I initiate Slypheed. As a matter of
> fact, and let's assume again that I am completely offline, if I move the
> mouse pointer to the connection image (which is on by default even if I am
> completely offline), there is a hidden message that reads: "You are online.
> Click on the icon to go offline". One more time, this is certainly false
> because I am completely offline and there is absolutely no connection to the
> Internet. While this issue is not a big one, it is definitely inaccurate and
> misleading. One way or another, as it appears that threre is no way to fix
> this error, I am throwing in my towel. My only hope is that a future version
> of Sylpheed corrects this, and I really hope this becomes a reality, for I
> am planning to use additional mailboxes in offline mode.

You're misinterpreting what being online means for Sylpheed, a mail program,
with what it means for network connection manager software.

For Sylpheed it just means it will try (online) or will not try (offline)
to make a connection. Nothing else.

  Ricardo Mones 
  You have the capacity to learn from mistakes. You'll learn a lot 
  today.                                           /usr/games/fortune

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