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Re: Remembering read mail

From: Eric Abrahamsen
Subject: Re: Remembering read mail
Date: Sat, 12 Jun 2010 01:57:13 +0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Frank Schmitt <> writes:

> Eric Abrahamsen <> writes:
>> 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.
> That shouldn't happen. Normally, the next time you enter the group, all
> previously read message should be hidden and the information, that they
> have been read remembered.
> Could it be, that you exit Gnus by just closing the Emacs window instead
> of shutting down Gnus with the 'q'-Key in summary buffer? In this case
> it might happen, that Gnus doesn't write to disk and loses all information...

Thanks very much to both of you, that was it! I was using 'q'
occasionally, usually just C-x k. That clears up another mystery—why
some of the messages would occasionally seem to disappear…

Thanks again, hopefully I can take it from here.


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