Re: [Evolution] Multiple filtering nukes messages

On Wed, 2001-10-17 at 11:46, Matt Nelson wrote:
In evo +cvs.2001. I am seeing a dangerous filtering
behavior.  Try the following:

- set up a folder, such as "Ximian Mailing Lists" and a filter to move
incoming messages into it.

- after a few messages accumulate in the new folder, select it so that
you see the message pane containing the filtered messages.

- press CTL-a, CTL-y to filter those messages again.

*poof* all the messages disappear.  They don't even show up in the

It looks to me like the filtering mechanism first copies the messages to
their destination, then deletes them.  In this case, they get copied on
top of themselves, then deleted.

Note: all of the above is with IMAP folders.  This may have happened in
earlier evo's, but I hadn't noticed it till now.

This happened to me too!! I thought I did something stupid. Of course, it is possible for two people to have done something stupid. I lost all my mails yesterday in my IMAP INBOX after I did Ctrl-A and Ctrl-Y.


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