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Re: make sent emails synced in imap sent folder

From: Eric Abrahamsen
Subject: Re: make sent emails synced in imap sent folder
Date: Wed, 08 Jun 2016 10:13:45 +0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1.50 (gnu/linux)

Alice Bob <> writes:

> Eric Abrahamsen <> writes:
>> writes:
>>> Eric Abrahamsen <> writes:
>>>> Fkqqrr <> writes:
>>>>> Eric Abrahamsen <> writes:
>>>>>> fkqqrr <> writes:
>>>>>>> When sending email in Gnus, 'sent' emails by default go into
>>>>>>> 'archive' folder locally.
>>>>>>> How to set sent emails to IMAP sent folder?
>>>>>> You can set the `gnus-message-archive-group' option to the desired
>>>>>> "Sent" folder. If you have more than one account you're trying to set
>>>>>> up, you can set that option to a function that takes one argument, a
>>>>>> group name, and returns the appropriate archive group. In my case:
>>>>>> (defun my-archiver-figure-outer (group)
>>>>>>   (cond ((string-match-p "nnimap\\+This-Account\\|gmane" group)
>>>>>>   "nnimap+This-Account:Sent")
>>>>>>  ((string-match-p "nnimap\\+That-Account" group)
>>>>>>   "nnimap+That-Account:Sent")))
>>> If all `cond' does not match, where will the `archive' message go?
>>> (for example, just write a new mail by `m' without enterning any
>>> group. Just stay on the start `Group' buffer)
>>> I know the default is `archive' on local disk. But this line:
>>>>>> (setq gnus-message-archive-group #'my-archiver-figure-outer)
>>> prevents un-matched sent items archived locally.
>>> Should I add a condition:
>>>    ((string-match-p ".*" group)
>>>     "nnimap+3rd-account:Sent")
>> The `cond' form usually takes a final "t" condition, which serves as a
>> catch-all for when nothing else matches. I didn't put one in there
>> because I couldn't be bothered. So:
>> (cond ((string-match-p "nnimap\\+NEA\\|gmane" group)
>>       "nnimap+NEA:Sent")
>>      ((string-match-p "nnimap\\+NPR" group)
>>       "nnimap+NPR:Sent")
>>      (t "archive"))
>> Or "nnimap+3rd-account:Sent", if you like.
> An issue:
> I can see the header: `Gcc: nnimap+NEA:Sent.misc-news'. But the
> news is actually archived to `Gcc: nnimap+NPR:Sent.misc-news'.
> On my system, NPR is the default `gnus-message-archive-method'.

Sorry for the late response... Unfortunately I'm not sure why the header
wouldn't take effect: are you sure that nnimap+NEA:Sent.misc-news
actually exists? And what's the full value for


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