on the subject of folders

Martin Marques martin at bugs.unl.edu.ar
Fri Aug 4 14:08:24 CEST 2006

On Thu, 3 Aug 2006, Chuck, Charlie and Charles wrote:

> I was looking around the folders code and discovered a minor bug.  If
> you create a folder with a dot in it (like test.box) RC will display a
> folder called test with a box sub-folder.  That is all as it should be.
> The problem is that it allows you to drag and drop messages into the
> phantom folder and displays it as if it were a real folder.  When you
> drag into the folder the message appears to go away, and of course
> doesn't appear in the phantom folder.  When you refresh the folder that
> you dragged the message from the message reappears (which is good - at
> least it isn't lost forever).  What should happen is that the phantom
> folder should be greyed out, and undraggable (and probably unselectable).

Is there a reason for these phantom folders to exist?

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