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 messages > 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.) Regards Chris