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Re: Yet another maildir question


From: johnsu01
Subject: Re: Yet another maildir question
Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2004 18:08:46 GMT
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address@hidden (Jesse F. Hughes) writes:

> John Sullivan <address@hidden> writes:
>
>> address@hidden (Jesse F. Hughes) writes:
>>
>>> "Richard Watson" <address@hidden> writes:
>>>
>>>> address@hidden (Jesse F. Hughes) writes:
>>>>
>>>>> Evidently ~/Maildir is INBOX, and each subdirectory .dirname
>>>>> corresponds to a group called INBOX.dirname.  This leads to fairly
>>>>> unwieldy group names: nnimap+PW:INBOX.blah.  But I guess I can live
>>>>> with this.  But *must* every group start with INBOX?
>>>>
>>>> I think that's a courier thing. All folders have to live inside the
>>>> INBOX.
>>>
>>
>> See http://my.gnus.org/node/view/294 for a way to arbitrarily rename
>> your groups.
>>
>> Seems to me like there was also a prefix variable that would let you
>> hide the INBOX, but I can't find it at the moment.
>
> Say, that looks pretty handy. 
>
> But does it do anything more than make the Group buffer pretty?  I
> mean, a pretty Group buffer is good, but it's tab completion that is
> most annoying for me.  When I copy articles, I'd like to user shorter
> and simpler names.  That would be swell.
>
> I bet that's not too hard to fix, given your functions, right?

It only prettifies the Group buffer. But, yeah, tab completion is
still off the original name. I didn't write those original
functions---but that sure would be a nice feature to add.

-johnsu01

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