On Sat, Apr 14, 2018 at 02:36:07PM -0300, Nicolás Alvarez wrote:
> El 14 abr. 2018, a la(s) 11:01, cr <c...@orcon.net.nz> escribió:
> > One possible snag I can see is that kmail has created, in each folder
> > such as 'cars', subfolders called 'cur', 'new' and 'tmp'. Typically
> > 'tmp' is empty but both 'cur' and 'new' are full of messages. How does
> > kmail (or akonadi?) assign messages to 'cur' or 'new'? If it
> > arbitrarily shifts messages from one to the other then my copying idea
> > will likely result in numerous duplicate messages.
> > 
> > I've tried the Kmail documentation but it doesn't seem to throw any
> > light on this.> 
> It's the standard Maildir format. 'new' has unread messages, 'cur' has
> read messages. They will be moved between folders when you mark 
> as read or unread.

Thanks for that.   It's useful to know how it should work.

(Inspection shows that I have many more files in some 'new' subdirectories 
than Kmail shows as 'unread'.   Evidently akonadi is failing to notice them, 
for some reason.   I need to investigate that.)



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