Multiple filters with same name, only one runs. Should not allow others to exist



15 years ago
13 years ago


(Reporter: john, Assigned: mscott)


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15 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1; .NET CLR 1.1.4322)
Build Identifier: Thunderbird/0.6

When you setup multiple mail filters with the same name (e.g., a filter 
called 'Questionable' on two different IMAP accounts) only the first will run. 
Either they should all run or duplicate names should not be allowed.

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Create two IMAP accounts
2.Create a filter named 'Questionable' on first imap account (move to special 
folder if sender is not in address book.
3.Create another filter named 'Questionable' on the second IMAP account that 
does the same function.
4. Watch the first filter work and the second one does not.

Actual Results:  
The first filter will work and the second filter will not - as if the second 
one does not exist.

Expected Results:  
Run both filters
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Last Resolved: 13 years ago
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