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david at tethera.net
Sat Oct 27 12:58:51 PDT 2018
Leo Gaspard <leo at gaspard.io> writes:
> I'm looking for a way to have notmuch consider, when it finds both an
> unread and a read mail with the same Message-Id (eg. sending a mail to
> self from a phone), that the mail is unread (because I'd rather have too
> many mails unread than miss important mail, and it's also useful for
> Do you see any way of having notmuch do this?
After a discussion on IRC, my understanding is the following. The
underlying behaviour that Leo is objecting to is that if any one file
with a given message-id has the ,S maildir flag, then when notmuch syncs
maildir flags to tags, it will remove the unread tag from that
message-id. After some back and forth and thinking about it, I think
notmuch's current behaviour is actually correct (given the constraint
that tags attach to message-ids). You could argue for different ways of
resolving conflicts for maildir flags in general, but the ",S" or "seen"
flag has fairly natural common sense semantics.
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