Re: "Mark all read" patch
- From: Peter Bloomfield <PeterBloomfield bellsouth net>
- To: balsa-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: "Mark all read" patch
- Date: Sat, 31 Jan 2004 18:12:12 +0000
On 01/25/2004 09:54:06 PM, balsa-user wrote:
> Here's the diff file for the ident patch as I've been using it.
[ snip ]
and a fine patch it is!
> Here's a question though, is the identity selection in the
> mailbox preperties actually used,
Yes--the code is
/* Set up the default identity */
/* Get the identity from the To: field of the original
> and if so, what should it's interaction with intelligent ident
> selection be? Should replies from a mailbox with an identity
> selected always use that identity, or should that only serve as
> a default if one can't be determined by the From and Cc
As it stands, the mailbox identity takes precedence. I agree,
there's an issue here: if the mailbox has an associated identity
and a different identity would be inferred from the message we're
replying to, which takes precedence? The current choice works
for me: I sometimes get work-related mail sent to a personal
address, but I file it in a work-related folder, so it gets the
appropriate identity when I reply. But if you don't organize
your mailboxes that way, the other choice might be better.
I guess it *could* be a user pref--though explaining precisely
what pref the user is specifying would be challenging!
> One (non-trivial) improvement that could be made to identities
> is to allow configuration of a list of To addresses that
> trigger a specified identity to be used. For example, if the
> To address in a compose window is "firstname.lastname@example.org",
> always use "email@example.com" as the From address.
That's also being discussed in another current thread (Handling
of multiple identities with balsa,
Several issues would have to be resolved: the UI, storing the
info, when to trigger, ...
> Another, less difficult, one - allow users to either type the
> name of a file to pull the signature from, or allow them to
> type the signature directly in to the ident config window. I
> might take a stab at that myself when I've got some time....
> Is anyone working on bringing balsa-2.1 branch up to the same
> version of gpgme as the 2.0 branch?
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