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From: Eric Abrahamsen <>
To: "Tassilo Horn" <>
Cc: "Adam Sjøgren" <>,
Subject: Re: (not downloaded, A C to fetch.) on empty part
Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2020 09:46:42 -0700
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <> (Tassilo Horn's message of "Wed, 29 Jul 2020 18:28:37 +0200")

"Tassilo Horn" <> writes:

>> nnimap is the only backend that supports partial fetching of articles,
>> right?
> I think so, yes.
>> I wonder how hard it would be to detect an empty part and say
>> that, instead.
> Easy. That's actually the only information I have where the text "not
> downloaded, A C to fetch" is added to the button. I could have also
> said "empty part, go figure". So my text is actually an interpretation
> of why the part is empty and as such can be wrong.

Thanks, that's good to know.

Adam Sjøgren <> writes:

> Eric writes:
>> "Tassilo Horn" <> writes:
>>>>>   [1. text/html (not downloaded, A C to fetch.)]
>>> I added that to any mail containing an empty part because a partial
>>> fetch seemed to be the only reason for encountering such a part except
>>> for a broken mail and then this text is as good as any other.
> I'm not sure I agree with that. However:
>> Anyhow, no big emergency.
> with this I do; it's a tiny detail - I was just surprised by the text :-)

Yes, though I guess I still think it's worth fixing. I suppose if we
have access to gnus-newsgroup-name here we can check if it's nnimap and
change the text accordingly (maybe double-check
nnimap-fetch-partial-articles as well). Let's see who gets to it first!

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Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-07-29 13:31 Adam Sjøgren
2020-07-29 15:53 ` Eric Abrahamsen
2020-07-29 16:12   ` Tassilo Horn
2020-07-29 16:16     ` Eric Abrahamsen
2020-07-29 16:28       ` Tassilo Horn
2020-07-29 16:46         ` Eric Abrahamsen [this message]
2020-08-06 19:54           ` Tassilo Horn
2020-08-06 20:01             ` Eric Abrahamsen
2020-08-06 20:08             ` Adam Sjøgren
2020-07-29 16:30       ` Adam Sjøgren

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