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Re: Testing Marking Cross-posts as read in SeaMonkey




On 6/12/2018 10:14 PM, Daniel wrote:
> I do a fair bit of reading of posts on UseNet which are often 
> cross-posted, but the cross-posts are not getting marked as read.
> 
> I know this did function, long ago, in Netscape Navigator, got broken 
> (was that in Mozilla Suite??) and still doesn't work in SeaMonkey and, I 
> guess, in Thunderbird.
> 
> So I'm cross-posting this to three groups on the news.mozilla.org server 
> so I can have a bit of a look ... and play!!
> 
> The way I figure, there must be information in the message headers which 
> is common to all the cross-posts but different to any other posts in any 
> of the mentioned groups.
> 
> If you're not interested, please killfile this thread in the three news 
> groups.
> 

This is bug #43278, reported 18 years ago.  The problem is in the
MailNews Core component, whiich means it affects both SeaMonkey and
Thunderbird.  This worked in Netscape Communicator 4, which means that
this could be fixed.

See <https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=43278>.

-- 
David E. Ross
<http://www.rossde.com/>

First you say you do, and then you don't.
And then you say you will, but then won't.
You're undecided now, so what're you goin' to do?
                        From a 1950s song
That should be Donald Trump's theme song.  He obviously
does not understand "commitment", whether it is about
policy or marriage.
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