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Re: Remembering read mail

From: Tim Landscheidt
Subject: Re: Remembering read mail
Date: Fri, 11 Jun 2010 11:20:01 +0000
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.1 (gnu/linux)

Eric Abrahamsen <> wrote:

> I'm a new gnus user, and have got things sorted to the point where I can
> check multiple accounts, send via multiple SMTP servers (msmtp), and
> read this newsgroup via gnus (I won't know if I'm able to post until I
> send this). I haven't switched away from Evolution (I'm on Ubuntu Lucid)
> because of a bunch of little confusions/trepidations, but I'm getting
> close.

> One thing stopping me is the article summary list. I'm finding it very
> confusing to look at, largely because the "read" status of messages is
> not remembered between Gnus invocations. Every time I open the group all
> the messages are unmarked. As I read them they turn bright blue-green
> and get a "R" in the margin. Next time I open the group they're all
> unmarked again.

> This seems backwards to me: shouldn't unread messages be marked
> specially, then unmarked as you read them? And then that status
> remembered somehow?

> Can someone point me in the right direction?

Do you use q to exit the summary buffer?


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