[MlMt] Lost tags?

Robert Brenstein mailmate at learning-insights.eu
Wed Jan 16 09:05:49 EST 2019

On 16 Jan 2019, at 10:12, Benny Kjær Nielsen wrote:

> On 11 Jan 2019, at 17:25, Eric Sharakan wrote:
>> In cases where MM can detect servers that don't support persisting 
>> IMAP keywords, it would sure be useful if that could be indicated to 
>> the user in some form.  I know for a fact our corporate IMAP server 
>> doesn't support them, but for my other accounts I'm not sure.
> Agreed.
> It's not obvious how/when to best do this, but I'll give it some 
> thought (which I haven't really ever done). For example, the user 
> might have added a tag to a message in one account and then later 
> moved it to an account without support for IMAP keywords. Also, 
> servers always support, e.g., `\Flagged` which means that any tag 
> bound to this does work even when other tags do not.
> -- 
> Benny

I would check whether a given server supports tags when a new IMAP 
source is being added and keep that as a setting/property for that 
account within MM, displaying user a warning when the account is added. 
I’d also add a user setting whether to display further warnings or 

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