Re: [Evolution-hackers] NNTP patch
- From: Not Zed <notzed ximian com>
- To: Meilof <meilof wanadoo nl>
- Cc: Evolution-hackers <evolution-hackers ximian com>
- Subject: Re: [Evolution-hackers] NNTP patch
- Date: Fri, 09 Jan 2004 09:29:03 +1030
On Thu, 2004-01-08 at 23:38 +0100, Meilof wrote:
> Not Zed wrote:
> >>Hmm... I don't really think I would like this, personally... I
> >>specifically disabeled the short a.c.o.l.installation notation in the
> >>subscribe editor because, for large lists, it is hard to keep an
> >>overview of the hierarchy... but anyway, made it a configuration option
> >>(though initially disabled).
> >Huh? its got nothing to do with the short names.
> No, but initially, if you enabled short names, it would display the
> short names in the subscription dialogue, too, and I found that
> irritating personally.
I still fail to see how this has anything whatsoever to do with the
It already shows totally different names in the folder tree vs the
There are 3 separate fields, full_name, path, and name. The last is
used to display the name in the subscription dialogue, and it shouldn't
be the full path.
> >In imap, or indeed linux filesystem, you only ever see each path element
> >separately, not the full-path for each filename.
> True, it's just that I didn't like it. Guess it should default to
> showing only the path element then....
> >I haven't seen the patch, but perhaps you can do 'date' or something
> >semi-meaningful rather than nonsense.
> I /could/ make it do date, but it needs to be done before retrieving the
> folder info anyway, so that would make little difference...
Sigh. But if you don't do it within 10 seconds you get a timeout. Its
just a noop.
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