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Use pine to read Mail.app mail
Authored by: mweier on Mar 11, '04 08:56:37AM

note: it's only when you expunge that Mail.app's messages get flagged as unread (and flags are stripped from them). If you don't expunge, Mail.app is just how you left it. Also, this expunge issue seems to happen regardless of whether Mail.app is running while you're in PINE.

Finally, is there any way to link the sent items with Mail's Sent folder for that account? so that items sent in PINE will show up in Mail.app's Sent folder?

thanks.



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Use pine to read Mail.app mail
Authored by: tinker on May 31, '04 01:02:36AM
I ran into the same issue -- whole mailboxes marked unread -- when I tried to use rsync to syncronize mailboxes btw. desktop and laptop. It turned out that the timestamps were the issue: if you alter MessageSorting.plist (or maybe MessageSorting.plist.backup, or both, I don't remember which) while Mail.app isn't running and then fire it up, all hell breaks loose. Run rsync with those excluded, and the problem disappears.

As to having Pine's sent mail show up in Mail's sent-mail folder, why not bcc: yourself and then set one of Mail.app's rules to be "mail from me gets marked read and sorted into SENT"? It's inelegant, and occasionally you might forget and send yourself something and wonder why it isn't showing up in the inbox, but it works.

What I want to know is this: If you read mail on Pine while Mail.app is running, and then you delete a message (but don't expunge it), what happens to it when you return to Mail.app? Is it deleted, or is it still sitting there? Is there some way to trash it without creating this marked-unread issue?

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Use pine to read Mail.app mail
Authored by: tinker on May 31, '04 11:55:20AM
Hmm. This is uglier than I thought. I tried implementing Rael Dornquest's hack based on this hint, and I could indeed see all of my folders from Pine -- but all of my read messages showed up as unread in Pine, and any time that I viewed ANY message at ALL in Pine, the entire mailbox was marked unread the next time I used Mail.app!

Is there a fix for the fix??

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Use pine to read Mail.app mail
Authored by: paul h on Aug 25, '04 01:36:59PM

Did anyone ever find a solution to this?



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