[clug] Mysterious mbox behaviour

Paul Bryan pa_bryan at yahoo.co.uk
Fri Nov 14 13:57:39 EST 2003

On Fri, Nov 14, 2003 at 01:28:10PM +1100, Pearl Louis wrote:
> Does anyone have any idea of what's going on here?  Is this normal behaviour 
> on the type of mbox (if it is it's really stupid - what's the use of deleting 
Not as far as I know.

> mail to save space then?!!).  Or is it just kmail acting stupidly?  I have a 
> suspicion that it might be kmail because only the message I deleted since I 
> started using kmail re-appear.  I guess the question is - should I start 
> using maildir mailboxes or should I find a new mail program?

This is the exact same question I asked myself when I changed from kmail to
Mutt. I was experiencing similair problems which seemed to be caused by kmail.
Never looked back since switching. Mutt has some really nice features.

So, can you guess what my reccomendation is?


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