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Re: "no process" gnus bug when moving messages from nnml to imap folder

From: Ted Zlatanov
Subject: Re: "no process" gnus bug when moving messages from nnml to imap folder
Date: Fri, 04 Feb 2011 13:26:57 -0600
User-agent: Gnus/5.110011 (No Gnus v0.11) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

On Fri, 04 Feb 2011 11:14:18 -0800 Lars Ingebrigtsen <address@hidden> wrote: 

LI> Ted Zlatanov <address@hidden> writes:
>> Sure.  It may not work to autodetect gmail.com with Google Apps, if
>> those support the IMAP access, since they run under another domain name.
>> Can someone knowledgeable about that comment?  If my suspicion is right,
>> it would have to be a backend slot variable.

LI> The greeting is

LI> * OK Gimap ready for requests from k9if2067598fax.47

LI> so if we just match for "OK Gimap", then we should probably be safe.

Sounds good.

LI> I'm wondering whether to over-engineer this by adding a quirks mode
LI> mechanism, or whether to just special-case this in the -request-accept
LI> function, or, hm.

LI> I'd really prefer that Gnus queried the user instead of the backend, but
LI> Gnus knows absolutely nothing about this, so I guess it would make most
LI> sense to just add a couple of if statements to nnimap-request-accept,
LI> even though it's kinda uglyish.  From my viewpoint as a licenced Over
LI> Engineer.

If it's a single special case, do whatever is simplest.  We can
over-engineer it when there's another such case.


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