Icons and underlining go wrong in newsgroups when selecting "Get messages for account" a number of times



15 years ago
14 years ago


(Reporter: n1ck.h0w1tt+bugzilla, Assigned: mscott)


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15 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Win 9x 4.90; en-US; rv:1.8a2) Gecko/20040602 Firefox/0.8.0+
Build Identifier: version 0.6+ (20040602)

I have one newsgroup server with 4 newsgroup subscriptions. All four showed
unread messages this morning, so I right clicked on each one and selected "get
messages for account" in rapid succession. Three newsgroups were OK, but the
second one then displayed duplicate messages. When it next polled the server it
re-loaded all messages and now I have many icons with the green arrow and the
message underlined, but when I select the "+" by the message thread, either the
green arrow disappears which is not too bad, or it stays there, but in either
case the expanded view shows no new messages. I cannot clear the green arrow if
it stays. The unread count shows 0.

Reproducible: Sometimes
Steps to Reproduce:
1.See description above.

I did try to report this here
"http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=245589" but it was marked as a
duplicate of another bug, probably because I was reporting 2 different bugs.

Comment 1

15 years ago
I have got the problem again, this time by clicking on a newsgroup with unread
messages, and while TB was trying to get the messages, I also clicked on Get
Mail. I read all the available messages, but now the small icons where the
unread messages were have green down arrows as if there are unread messages.
This cannot be cleared by restarting TB.
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Last Resolved: 14 years ago
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