[kdepim-users] KMail2 at kdepim 4.9.0

O. Sinclair o.sinclair at gmail.com
Sun Aug 26 06:42:29 BST 2012

On 26/08/2012 06:03, upscope wrote:
> On Saturday, August 25, 2012 11:43:33 AM Russ Fineman wrote:
>> Robin Atwood wrote:
>>> On Tuesday 21 August 2012, Andras Mantia wrote:
>>>> Robin Atwood wrote:
>>>>> Does the community consider KMail2 usable yet? I have gotten a bit tired
>>>>> of installing the latest kdepim and after a day rapidly restoring
>>>>> Last time the main problem for me was that the filters were
>>>>> not
>>>>> automatically applied, I had to constantly do C-A/C-J manually. Also,
>>>>> the
>>>>> mail was never delivered to the inbox folder but the enveloping one,
>>>>> call
>>>>> Folder or something.
>>>>> So what's the feeling out there?
>>>> The only serious (ie. that could cause data loss) bug is with online imap
>>>> accounts and local spam filtering. That is still not fixed, unfortunately
>>>> the fix I tried didn't work. In that case you have two choices:
>>>> - use a disconnected imap account (that just means mail bodies are
>>>> completely downloaded)
>>>> - do not use client-side spam filtering, but use sieve scripts server
>>>> side
>>>> Filtering on disconnected IMAP and POP3 account apparently works fine,
>>>> with
>>>> an ocassional *temporary* message duplicating in the destination folder
>>>> (temporary, as a refresh on the folder usually removes the duplicate, it
>>>> is
>>>> just a duplicate in the "index", not on the storage/disk) and filtering
>>>> not
>>>> working for some messages that were downloaded after a resume from
>>>> hibernation. The filtering starts to work after the first manual
>>>> sync/download.
>>>> I will look at both bugs at one point, latest at the KDEPIM sprint in
>>>> October.
>>> Andras -
>>> Thanks for the response. Other responses on this thread indicated that
>>> there were still problems with filtering. FYI my mail boxes are maildir
>>> format. I changed to that from mbox, which was an utter disaster.
>>> Cheers
>>> -Robin
>> I just found another issue today with Kmail2 ( version 4.8.4 but I'll
>> wait another week and see if the new release fixes it. It has to do with
>> creating a group to use as a distribution list.
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> Actually this problem does not appear to be Kmail2 but Contact 4.8.4.

AFAIK Lists/Groups do not work at all in 4.8.x which is why I stayed on 
4.7.4 until 4.9 was released

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