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From: Uwe Brauer <>
Subject: Re: summary buffer: wrong temporal order (permanent)
Date: Sat, 22 Oct 2022 21:46:31 +0200	[thread overview]
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>>> "AS" == Adam Sjøgren <> writes:

> Uwe writes:
>> 3. However now, when I enter the INBOX in gnus the message are not
>> properly ordered with respect to their dates.

> For performance reasons, I think, Gnus defaults to sorting by number
> rather than date, so when you moved various emails out of INBOX and then
> back, the ordering got less close to "by date" than usual.

Ah, ok that makes sense

>> 4. gnus-summary-sort-by-date solves the issue, however only
>> temporary. So every time I quit gnus and open it again the
>> messages are not correctly ordered.
>> Anybody has an idea what to do?

> I thought you could configure your INBOX group to sort by date by
> setting gnus-article-sort-functions to 'gnus-article-sort-by-date in the
> group parameters, or globally, but I can't get it to work...

> Ah! That's because I have threading turned on - if you have that,
> gnus-thread-sort-functions is the variable you want to mess with.

> E.g. on INBOX you could press G p to edit the group parameters and then
> put:

>   ((gnus-thread-sort-functions 'gnus-thread-sort-by-date))

Well I did both also 

(gnus-article-sort-functions 'gnus-thread-sort-by-date)
> Then press C-c C-c and Bob should be your uncle.

Well more likely Adam 😉

>   Best regards,

Thanks and regards


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      reply	other threads:[~2022-10-22 19:47 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-10-22 14:48 Uwe Brauer
2022-10-22 16:24 ` Adam Sjøgren
2022-10-22 19:46   ` Uwe Brauer [this message]

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