bugGNU Mailutils - Bugs: bug #56428, Incorrect message flags in maildir


bug #56428: Incorrect message flags in maildir

Submitted by:  Kamil Jońca <kjonca>
Submitted on:  Sun 02 Jun 2019 03:41:15 PM UTC  
Category:  None Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  None Status:  Fixed
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  Sergey Poznyakoff <gray>
Open/Closed:  Closed

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Tue 10 Nov 2020 03:37:49 PM UTC, comment #2: 

Thank you.
I am very immpressed by your work, compared to my simple patch..
Thank you again.

Kamil Jońca <kjonca>
Tue 10 Nov 2020 02:44:25 PM UTC, comment #1: 
Sergey Poznyakoff <gray>
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Sun 02 Jun 2019 03:41:15 PM UTC, original submission:  

According to http://cr.yp.to/proto/maildir.html 
letter R and S in message file name means that user has (R)eplied and (S)een message.
Unfortunately mailutils  does not follow this convention;
R treates as Read , and for 'Answered' letter 'a' is used.
This breaks compatibility with other maildir-aware software. (most notably mutt, gnus, and imap servers using maildir as backends)

I think that mailutils shold be more compatible with referenced spec.

Kamil Jońca <kjonca>


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file #47010:  mu.diff added by kjonca (613B - text/x-patch)


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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2020-11-10 gray StatusIn Progress => Fixed
        Open/ClosedOpen => Closed
    2019-12-18 gray StatusNeed Info => In Progress
    2019-12-16 gray StatusNone => Need Info
        Assigned toNone => gray
    2019-06-02 kjonca Attached File- => Added mu.diff, #47010

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