Evolution's crazy habit with moving an e-mail to a folder !?

SYNass IT Ubuntu / Linux i-ubux at synass.net
Fri Mar 14 07:26:17 UTC 2008


On Fri, 2008-03-14 at 07:36 +0100, Mario Vukelic wrote:
> On Fri, 2008-03-14 at 07:04 +0800, SYNass IT Ubuntu / Linux wrote:
> > On Wed, 2008-03-12 at 17:53 -0700, Carl Spitzer wrote:
> > > On Thu, 2008-01-10 at 20:55 +0800, SYNass IT Ubuntu / Linux wrote:
> > > 
> > > 
> > > Study your filters carefully.  They do not run in serial but in
> > > parallel.
> > > So if a message fits two or more filters two or more actions or copies
> > > of it will come to be.
> 
> What? That's not true at all. What happens is that the filters are run
> in sequence, but just because one filter applies to a message, that does
> not mean that other filters don't. The mail practically "dribbles" down
> through all the filters, and whenever a condition is true, the defined
> action is taken.
> 
> If this is not the desired behavior, one must set a "Stop Processing"
> action. 
> 
> Simple Example:
> 
> Filter 1: if message body contains "that", move to folder "that"
> Filter 2: if message body contains "email", move to folder "email"
> 
> Now if a message comes in that contains the words "that email", filter 1
> will apply and move it to "that", and then filter 2 will apply and move
> it to "email".
> 
> If you don't want 2 to happen, you need to end the conditions in filter
> 1 with "Stop Processing". This also makes filtering faster

Hi Mario, 
Thanks for your feedback and more detailed info !

It is not a filter or rule problem !!
It seems more a behavior problem and perhaps somewhere is a switch 
to be set for this !?

But till now I haven't found something !!! 08-)

Cheers, svobi





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