If you think a bug might affect users in the 57 release, please set the correct tracking and status flags for Release Management.

option to save only message headers less then .... lacking in offline & disk space settings for news-accounts

UNCONFIRMED
Unassigned

Status

MailNews Core
Backend
--
enhancement
UNCONFIRMED
14 years ago
9 years ago

People

(Reporter: k b, Unassigned)

Tracking

Firefox Tracking Flags

(Not tracked)

Details

(Reporter)

Description

14 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.8a2) Gecko/20040524
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.8a2) Gecko/20040524

option to save only message headers less then .... days is lacking in offline &
disk space settings for news-accounts.

in Edit -> Mail and newsgroup account settings.
select a newsserver, select the Offline & disk space settings.
The last option states Keep: Only message bodies less then .... days.

It would be good if there was an option: Keep only message headers less then ...
days.
This option should obviosly not be possible to set to a lower value then the one
for  message bodies.

observe that this is not the same as keep only messages that has arrived the
last .... days, since it might have been a long time since the message was
posted but a short time since it arrived to this clients newsreader, in such
case this option would go on the date the message was posted, not the date
arrived to this client.

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1.
Product: MailNews → Core
This is an automated message, with ID "auto-resolve01".

This bug has had no comments for a long time. Statistically, we have found that
bug reports that have not been confirmed by a second user after three months are
highly unlikely to be the source of a fix to the code.

While your input is very important to us, our resources are limited and so we
are asking for your help in focussing our efforts. If you can still reproduce
this problem in the latest version of the product (see below for how to obtain a
copy) or, for feature requests, if it's not present in the latest version and
you still believe we should implement it, please visit the URL of this bug
(given at the top of this mail) and add a comment to that effect, giving more
reproduction information if you have it.

If it is not a problem any longer, you need take no action. If this bug is not
changed in any way in the next two weeks, it will be automatically resolved.
Thank you for your help in this matter.

The latest beta releases can be obtained from:
Firefox:     http://www.mozilla.org/projects/firefox/
Thunderbird: http://www.mozilla.org/products/thunderbird/releases/1.5beta1.html
Seamonkey:   http://www.mozilla.org/projects/seamonkey/
(Reporter)

Comment 2

12 years ago
i would still like to see this.
sorry for the spam.  making bugzilla reflect reality as I'm not working on these bugs.  filter on FOOBARCHEESE to remove these in bulk.
Assignee: sspitzer → nobody
QA Contact: backend
(Assignee)

Updated

9 years ago
Product: Core → MailNews Core

Comment 4

9 years ago
Looking at bug 326584 attachment 374835 [details], combining "Delete messages
more than [x] days old" with "(Keep) message bodies less than [y] days old" should remove message bodies after y days and message headers after x days.
Thus, it appears to be already possible to do what is asked for here.
You need to log in before you can comment on or make changes to this bug.