import outlook express major problems - combines emails, doesn't maintain subjects

RESOLVED EXPIRED

Status

MailNews Core
Import
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major
RESOLVED EXPIRED
16 years ago
10 years ago

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(Reporter: Nehal M, Assigned: Cavin Song)

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Trunk
x86
Windows 98

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(Reporter)

Description

16 years ago
1. When i import email from outlook express, i found some emails that haveabout
4 emails from outlook express combined into 1(these messages have no subject)

2. some mails have the wrong sender... (these messages have no subject)

3. other mails which have jpg images as attachments don't convert correctly and
all you see is a hundreds of lines of garbage

many emails that have problems are from emails that have emails as attachments

i suggest import from outlook express should have a warning that it does not
work correctly, until it is fixed

Nehal
(Assignee)

Comment 1

16 years ago
Reporter, what the build id you are running on?
(Reporter)

Comment 2

16 years ago
oops sorry, this is what help->about gives me

Mozilla 1.1a
Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Win98; en-US; rv:1.1a) Gecko/20020611
(Assignee)

Comment 3

16 years ago
Can you email me your Eudora files in zip format so that I can take a look at
it? You can just send me some sample messages. Thanks.
(Reporter)

Comment 4

16 years ago
i imported from outlook express not from eudora
(Assignee)

Comment 5

16 years ago
Sorry, I meant your Outlook Express files if possible.
(Reporter)

Comment 6

16 years ago
i backed up what i have, then i deleted some messages, because some of them 
were personal.. and also due to the fact that i have a max attachment size of 5 
megs when sending email

so i tried importing that to mozilla, and it imported fine for some reason... 
but i still see that some imported messages don't have a subject (the emails 
that were attachments of other emails)

if you want i can send you my inbox.mbx file and u can at least try and fix 
this problem ??, PS, i ask that you do not send this file to any other 
developers or anyone else for that matter...
(Assignee)

Comment 7

16 years ago
> if you want i can send you my inbox.mbx file and u can at least try and fix 
> this problem ??, 
>
Yes, please email it to me and I'll take a look at it. Thanks.

> PS, i ask that you do not send this file to any other developers or anyone else 
> for that matter...
>
No, I won't. That's why I asked you to email me instead of attaching it to the
bug (where everyone can see it). 
(Assignee)

Updated

16 years ago
Blocks: 154198

Comment 8

14 years ago
Was this zip file ever sent? Where there any conclusions?
Is this still a bug with a 1.7 or 1.8a build?
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