Closed Bug 272721 Opened 20 years ago Closed 19 years ago

Random Number RSS Feeds/Folders Being Created/Shown in Folder Pain

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(MailNews Core :: Feed Reader, defect)

x86
Windows XP
defect
Not set
normal

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(Not tracked)

RESOLVED EXPIRED

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(Reporter: erines, Assigned: mscott)

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User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7.5) Gecko/20041107 Firefox/1.0
Build Identifier: Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0RC1 20041201

I just updated to the new 1.0RC1 Thunderbird. Since the installation the only
thing I have done is move some of my RSS feed folders into sub folders in the
folder pain within Thunderbird. I exited Thunderbird and now when I reopen
Thunderbird I have several randomly numbered accounts showing (nothing is inside
these folders however) I deleted them previously but two more recently showed
up. This has only happened to me with this new version. It never happened when I
was using 0.8

The link given is to a screenshot.

Reproducible: Sometimes
Steps to Reproduce:
I dont know if this is reproducable but this is how I beleive I did it.

1. Move RSS folders into subfolders in the folder pain within thunderbird
2. Close Thunderbird
3. Reopen Thunderbird and several randomly numbered folders will be displayed.



Expected Results:  
There should not be any of these random folders.
Screenshot of the bug being discussed.
I have this same bug. 

For some odd reason this seems to occur only with my BBC feeds. Today with these
two:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/rss/newsonline_world_edition/science/nature/rss091.xml
http://news.bbc.co.uk/rss/newsonline_world_edition/front_page/rss091.xml

The feeds work fine but the names keep changing at random intervals even though
I change them back with Rename.

I have Thunderbird 1.0 and Fedora Core 3 Linux on Intel so OS should be changed
to "All".
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Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Closed: 19 years ago
Resolution: --- → EXPIRED
Component: RSS → Feed Reader
Product: Thunderbird → MailNews Core
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