New instance of Thunderbird reloads all messages in public/shared folders

RESOLVED EXPIRED

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RESOLVED EXPIRED
14 years ago
13 years ago

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(Reporter: xavatar, Assigned: mscott)

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14 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.7) Gecko/20040614 Firefox/0.8
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.7) Gecko/20040614 Firefox/0.8

I open a fresh Thunderbird program (no others running), and click on any
shared/public folders.  Instead of only downloading new messages, it re-indexes
the whole folder.  I did not experience this with Thunderbird 0.5 or 0.6, but it
happens every time with 0.7.  This is all while using IMAP.

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1.With all instances of Thunderbird closed, open a new Thunderbird.
2.Click a shared folder.
3.It will say it is retrieving message headers blah of foo.

Actual Results:  
Thunderbird is useless while (down)loading the headers.  The download can take a
couple of minutes even with a fast connection if there are many messages.

Expected Results:  
Thunderbird should have only downloaded messages I haven't downloaded before.
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Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 13 years ago
Resolution: --- → EXPIRED
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