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Re: Change in splitting from emacs 22/gnus 5.11 and emacs 23/gnus 5.13?

From: Ted Zlatanov
Subject: Re: Change in splitting from emacs 22/gnus 5.11 and emacs 23/gnus 5.13?
Date: Tue, 05 Jan 2010 14:38:22 -0600
User-agent: Gnus/5.110011 (No Gnus v0.11) Emacs/23.1.90 (gnu/linux)

On Tue, 05 Jan 2010 11:37:23 -0800 Frank Fredstone <> wrote: 

FF> Ted Zlatanov <> writes:
>> On Mon, 04 Jan 2010 13:56:52 -0800 Frank Fredstone <> wrote: 
FF> Now, the first time I ran gnus from emacs 23, it moved all messages
FF> from nnimap+asdf:INBOX to nnml+mail:inbox, or in other words it
FF> emptied /var/spool/user, and stored them in nnml+mail:inbox, so my
FF> imap inbox is not empty.
>> You can set nnimap-split-inbox to something else if you want INBOX to be
>> left alone.  Then you can keep your nnmail-split-methods.  You can also
>> specify different (or nil) split rules per nnimap server (see
>> `nnimap-split-rule') so it won't fall back to nnmail-split-methods IIRC.

FF> Okay, nnimap-split-inbox was unset, which I read means it will not do
FF> splitting, which is what I want. I've tried setting it:

FF> (setq nnimap-split-inbox "INBOX")

FF> Then it still emptied my mbox file, but I don't know what it did with
FF> the email.

Wait, I'm confused.  Is Gnus emptying the IMAP INBOX folder or something
else ("mbox file")?  You say two different things in your original
post when you say "in other words" so I need you to clarify.


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