[kdepim-users] KMail2 at kdepim 4.9.0

Robin Atwood robin.atwood at attglobal.net
Tue Aug 21 14:36:10 BST 2012

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.

Robin Atwood.

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 Where there ain't no Ten Commandments an' a man can raise a thirst"
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