Adding an email account with invalid server prevents RSS from being viewed

RESOLVED EXPIRED

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critical
RESOLVED EXPIRED
14 years ago
10 years ago

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(Reporter: davemilford, Assigned: mscott)

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Description

14 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.7.5) Gecko/20041104 Firefox/1.0RC2
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.7.5) Gecko/20041104 Firefox/1.0RC2

Until now I've only used Thunderbird (0.9) for RSS feeds.  I've decided to add a
POP3 email account, but made a mistake in the address, so it was invalid.  I
then tried to view RSS feeds, only to discover that clicking on an article won't
mark it as "read".  Double-clicking on an article brings up a blank window.  The
preview window is always blank.

I uninstalled Thunderbird 0.9 and reinstalled, and the problem still exists. 
The only way to fix it was to make a new profile, which was a huge hassle due to
all the feeds I have.

Reproducible: Didn't try
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Add an email account with a bad POP3 server
2. Try to view RSS feeds

Updated

14 years ago
Component: General → RSS
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Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 13 years ago
Resolution: --- → EXPIRED

Updated

10 years ago
Component: RSS → Feed Reader
Product: Thunderbird → MailNews Core
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