Open Bug 221019 Opened 18 years ago Updated 13 years ago
When you select Ignore on the last unread thread in a newsgroup, the UI should (offer to) take you to next unread thread in another newsgroup
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; da-DK; rv:1.4) Gecko/20030624 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; da-DK; rv:1.4) Gecko/20030624 You are on the last unread thread in a newsgroup. Pressing space will (offer to) move you to the next unread in another newsgroup. This should be the same for Ignoring a thread. Offer to is in () because it is a preference whether you want to be warned or not when moving across newsgroups. I personally have disabled the warning. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: Expected Results: (offer to) Move to next unread thread in the next newsgroup
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"ignore" is in a class of immediate functions that doesn't affect navigation - watch - tag - star etc For consistency, if ignore changed then perhaps some of these others should change, and if so I'm inclined to disagree with the whole idea.
OS: Windows XP → All
Hardware: PC → All
> "ignore" is in a class of immediate functions that doesn't affect navigation > - watch > - tag > - star I think that Ignore doesn't quite fit into this group. True, like Watch, Tag and Flag/Star it currently does not affect navigation, but unlike them, it influences not only the current message but the entire thread. Being killed is no feature of the selected message but the thread it belongs to. Actually, I think that Ignore is a escalation of Next: - Next goes to the next unread message. - Next Thread marks the remainder of the current thread as read and goes to the next unread message. - Ignore should mark the remainder of the current thread as read, mark the thread as ignored and go to the next unread message. > For consistency, if ignore changed then perhaps some of these others should > change, and if so I'm inclined to disagree with the whole idea. No, they shouldn't, no need to disagree. ;-)
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Ever confirmed: true
Ignore does affect navigation - doesn't it do a next unread after ignoring the thread? That's what it used to do...
> Ignore does affect navigation - doesn't it do a next unread after ignoring the > thread? That's what it used to do... Yes, it does; I meant "cross folder navigation", which it doesn't.
(In reply to comment #4) > > For consistency, if ignore changed then perhaps some of these others should > > change, and if so I'm inclined to disagree with the whole idea. > > No, they shouldn't, no need to disagree. ;-) thank you for helping me to play devil's advocate :)
Assignee: mail → nobody
QA Contact: esther → message-display
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