[lug] Mozilla mail client misses messages?
zlynx at acm.org
Mon Jan 19 14:49:37 MST 2004
On Mon, 2004-01-19 at 14:47, Bear Giles wrote:
> I just discovered something rather shocking while coding an
> embedded Java mail client. According to Mozilla 1.5, my inbox has
> 699 messages. According to the Java client, it had over 800
> messages. When I check the mail spool directly (one of the
> benefits of running your own mail server) I found over 800
> individual messages.
> Back in Mozilla, my inbox is fairly clean after the morning purge
> of the spam that got through spamassassin. The subject lines in
> the Java mail client look like a drunk frat party minutes before
> the police arrive.
> I've manually purged a fair amount of the crap, but the Mozilla
> message count is unchanged. It's like Mozilla and my other client
> are seeing entirely different mail spools, but I know that's not
> the case.
> Has anyone else seen this behavior?
Well, I use Evolution myself, but I have an idea. Evolution marks
messages deleted locally but does not actually delete them from the
server until you select Expunge.
Does Mozilla Mail do something similar?
Zan Lynx <zlynx at acm.org>
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