Re: Moving filtered messages to large mailboxes is comically slow
Barry Landy <bl10@...
2010-03-02 21:40:10 GMT
I take issue with one point below.
On Tue, 2 Mar 2010, Mark Crispin wrote:
:>Once upon a time, silly people wanted to save messages in a particular
:>order in a mailbox to order the index, rather than using the index sort
:>functionality. They were very unhappy that multiple saves would instead
:>save messages in the order they appear in the source mailbox. Thus, they
:>were given a ridiculous save mode that literally saves each message, one
:>at a time, opening the destination separately for each message, in order
:>to guarantee that order. Worse, and even more ridiculous, that mode is
I want and use this feature. I use it to get a folder into date order
(if its got messed up as often happens when saving) since it is tedious
to sort4 every time. However I totally agree that the default is
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