From: email@example.com To: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Re: how to visit a message by its ID and group name? Date: Fri, 24 Jul 2020 08:11:24 -0400 Message-ID: <87eep12jv7.fsf@dick> (raw) In-Reply-To: <email@example.com> (Uwe Brauer's message of "Fri, 24 Jul 2020 11:00:22 +0200") nnml-find-group-number takes a second `server` argument, which you might hardcode to empty string, but like all things gnus, it's fragile. Under the info node "Summary Buffer -> Finding the Parent", some clues are given > Most of the mail back ends support fetching by ‘Message-ID’, but > do not do a particularly excellent job at it. That is, > ‘nnmbox’, ‘nnbabyl’, ‘nnmaildir’, ‘nnml’, are able to locate > articles from any groups, while ‘nnfolder’, and ‘nnimap’ are > only able to locate articles that have been posted to the > current group. ‘nnmh’ does not support this at all. I use nnimap but all my attempts at `M-x gnus-summary-refer-article` failed. The info node goes on to say, > Fortunately, the special ‘nnregistry’ back end is able to locate > articles in any groups, regardless of their back end (*note > fetching by ‘Message-ID’ using the registry: Registry Article > Refer Method.). This didn't work for me either, but I didn't try very hard. As the Message-Id looks like <firstname.lastname@example.org>, it seems unwieldy to get at a message from its Message-Id.
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2020-07-24 12:12 UTC|newest] Thread overview: 19+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top 2020-07-24 9:00 Uwe Brauer 2020-07-24 12:11 ` dick.r.chiang [this message] 2020-07-24 16:08 ` Uwe Brauer 2020-07-24 17:20 ` Eric Abrahamsen 2020-07-24 22:01 ` Emanuel Berg 2020-07-25 7:26 ` Uwe Brauer 2020-07-25 15:57 ` Emanuel Berg 2020-07-26 6:35 ` Uwe Brauer 2020-07-26 15:17 ` Amin Bandali 2020-07-26 19:12 ` Uwe Brauer 2020-07-26 15:45 ` two questions on archive (was: Re: how to visit a message by its ID and group name?) Emanuel Berg 2020-07-26 16:03 ` Emanuel Berg 2020-07-27 8:32 ` [(message-news-p)???] (was: two questions on archive) Uwe Brauer 2020-07-27 8:43 ` [(message-news-p)???] Adam Sjøgren 2020-07-27 10:14 ` [(message-news-p)???] Uwe Brauer 2020-07-28 3:16 ` [(message-news-p)???] Emanuel Berg 2020-08-03 20:48 ` two questions on archive David Rogers 2020-08-03 20:56 ` Emanuel Berg 2020-07-26 15:39 ` how to visit a message by its ID and group name? Christian Barthel
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