From: Eric Abrahamsen <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: email@example.com Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Re: how to visit a message by its ID and group name? Date: Fri, 24 Jul 2020 10:20:34 -0700 Message-ID: <email@example.com> (raw) In-Reply-To: <87eep12jv7.fsf@dick> (dick r. chiang's message of "Fri, 24 Jul 2020 08:11:24 -0400") firstname.lastname@example.org writes: > nnml-find-group-number takes a second `server` argument, which you > might hardcode to empty string, but like all things gnus, it's > fragile. If you follow the code through, it looks to me like the "server" argument is never even used: it's eventually passed to `nnml-group-pathname', which doesn't do anything with it. All actual lookups are done using the value of `nnml-current-group'. > 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. I'm curious how it failed -- I've never had any trouble doing a message-id lookup in my (dovecot) imap groups, using either refer-article or goto-article...
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2020-07-24 17:21 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 2020-07-24 16:08 ` Uwe Brauer 2020-07-24 17:20 ` Eric Abrahamsen [this message] 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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