New(?) Sorting Problem

Jim Pingle lists at pingle.org
Tue Aug 1 19:53:49 CEST 2006


Eric Stadtherr wrote:
> I am partially responsible for the sorting "fixes" of late, so I'd like
> to take part in the resolution of this one. Rev288 contains a fix I made
> to the code that manages the results of the server-side sorting Although
> the fix is working, it seems that it negatively impacted the behavior in
> the absence of "SORT" capability on the IMAP server.
> 
> I believe the behavior before my fix was to simply display the messages
> in IMAP Message Sequence Number order (basically the order the messages
> arrived in the folder). I think I can come up with an easy patch to
> restore this behavior when "SORT" capability is absent. How does that
> sound?


Sounds good to me. Hopefully it will be an easy fix!

If you need me to try any patches, let me know.

Thanks,
Jim




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