kmail does not mark "new" mails anymore

Bernhard R. Fischer bf at
Mon Feb 10 08:56:00 GMT 2014

On Wednesday 29 January 2014 14:04:13 Ovidiu-Florin Bogdan wrote:
> Calling an email as "unread" makes more sence than "new".
> Calling an 5 weeks old mail "new", seems absurd to me.
> Also, marking an email "as Unread" makes sense, as to marking it "as New"
> seems a bit off to me.
> > All versions of kmail in the past and all other email clients on the world
> > distinguish between "new" and "unread" mail.
> > 
> > The latest versions of kmail have no "new" mail but just "unread". This is
> > extremely annoying!
> > Is there a chance to get the "new" mail back?

Well, that might be your perception.
I read all "new" mails but keep some of them as "unread" because e.g. it's 
impossible to fulfill a task in that moment but later.

Thus, I used those three states ("new", "unread", "read") which aren't 
available anymore.

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