criteria in Save Search as Folder should be inclusive rather than exclusive

RESOLVED EXPIRED

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

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(Reporter: David Feldman, Assigned: Scott MacGregor)

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13 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; PPC Mac OS X Mach-O; en-US; rv:1.7.5) Gecko/20041103 Firefox/1.0RC2
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; PPC Mac OS X Mach-O; en-US; rv:1.7.5) Gecko/20041103 Firefox/1.0RC2

Right now, criteria in the Save Search as Folder dialog are exclusive: If you
have a Subject criterion whose text field is blank, no messages are included in
the resulting folder. I think the behavior should be the opposite: A blank field
selects everything. There are two reasons for this: (1) People will end up with
blank folders less often, and thus may find themselves wondering if there was an
error less often, and (2) more importantly, the inclusive behavior would be
consistent with other search features, including those found elsewhere in
Thunderbird.

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
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Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 12 years ago
Resolution: --- → EXPIRED
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