[Mageia-discuss] Kmail

Wolfgang Bornath molch.b at googlemail.com
Mon Jul 18 02:27:57 CEST 2011

2011/7/17 Maarten Vanraes <maarten.vanraes at gmail.com>:
> Op zondag 17 juli 2011 16:55:07 schreef Wolfgang Bornath:
>> 2011/7/17 Maarten Vanraes <maarten.vanraes at gmail.com>:
>> > Op zondag 17 juli 2011 11:44:16 schreef Marek Laane:
>> >> 2011/7/17 Oliver Burger <oliver.bgr at googlemail.com>
>> >>
>> >> > 2011/7/17 Louie Pham <luanlx.louie at gmail.com>:
>> >> > > How do you backup kmail data like e-mail and setting?
>> >> >
>> >> > KMail saves its mails and settings in ~/.kde4/share/apps/kmail/ and
>> >> > .kde4/share/config/kmailrc
>> >> >
>> >> > Saving those should do the trick...
>> >> >
>> >> > Oliver
>> >>
>> >> New KMail (KMail2) should have some archiving options, though I've not
>> >> tried it myself, just know because I've translated strings indicating to
>> >> the possibility.
>> >
>> > does it have some nice blocking options?
>> >
>> > I'd like to block complete threads that are started by a specific person
>> > on the -dev ML
>> >
>> > also if he would reply to a thread, all threading further down that
>> > chain...
>> Ok, it's OT but what would you gain by that? You would not have to
>> read the mails of this specific person, fine, but you will also miss
>> all other mails by all other people participating in such threads. And
>> what makes you believe that neither this spcific person nor all others
>> will not say anything of interest for you in such threads?
>> In an environment like this here - especially the -dev list - I regard
>> this way as counter-productive for yourself but also for all others,
>> to say the least.
> from what i saw, this particular thread (but actually this also happened with
> previous threads started by that same person), it seems every post is an
> incitement for a flamefest. I do have only limited time, and if all that time
> is being spent in reading emails...
> Now i easily can and _have_ ignored this thread (mark thread as read); i admit
> i'm not really planning on doing this kind of blocking atm, and i do think
> that given a few more new threads by this person and the problem will have
> sorted itself (ie: no more people replying to it), and i also admit that my
> frustration got the better of me, and looking at this email the opportunity
> presented itself for a kind of a "statement-ish statement" which is completely
> OT.
> As such, i would like to ask anyone here to refrain from commenting on this
> thread, as it appears thinking back on this that i'm no better with regards to
> trolling than the person of whom i'm sure you know who i meant.
> Sorry.

Well, if I had read that thread in an earlier stage than I actually
did I may have written some unnecessary words as well.

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