Sorting by date lost in folder when all messages are deleted

RESOLVED EXPIRED

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Thunderbird
Mail Window Front End
RESOLVED EXPIRED
14 years ago
13 years ago

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(Reporter: Frank Fridlund, Assigned: Scott MacGregor)

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Description

14 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7) Gecko/20040626 Firefox/0.9.1
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7) Gecko/0.7.1 Thunderbird 20040626

When sorting by date in a folder, and then deleting all messages in the folder,
Thunderbird does not retain this setting, and sorts with the oldest message on top.

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1. In a folder with mail messages in it, click the Date heading, so the arrow
points down
2. Select all the messages
3. Delete the messages
4. Receive 2 messages of different dates in that folder

Actual Results:  
In step 3, the arrow will disappear
In step 4, the order will be sorted with the oldest on top

Expected Results:  
In step 3, the arrow should remain
In step 4, the messages should be sorted with the newest message on top

I haven't verified yet if this applies to the Inbox or Local folders yet, but it
is definately occurring in subfolders off the Inbox.  You can also move/copy
messages in the folder on step 4 and still encounter the same results.
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Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 13 years ago
Resolution: --- → EXPIRED
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