sub-optimal functionality in mail system
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Description (last modified by )
These are two suggestions to improve the way mail is handled.
- Folders should show the extended attribute When, not the creation date of the mail item, which, in the case of a newly-discovered IMAP server, is utterly irrelevant. In a mail folder, you want to see the date of the email, not when the file was created by the
An IMAP server with nested folders shows a flat dot-separated list of folders, rather than a hierachy. I know this reflects the raw structure, at least on a Dovecot database, but it's still not what I expect as a user. For example, I have a folder
Incomingwhich contains one subfolder for each year:
Incoming/2012etc. In Haiku's folders, these are shown as
Incoming.2012, all in one big list. What I would expect is just the folder
Incoming, which, when clicked, opened a further folder window showing
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