I think I haven't saw the bug in the list because it's due to the non-existant subscribing ability but I think the interface should ask confirmation for subscribing a Wrong newsgroup like alt. int the tree (it knows that's not in the D/L list) or disable the subscribe button when highlighting such a group name and give another field for subscribing non-listed groups.
Confirming, marking as enhancement. You can actually subscribe to folders like alt. or comp. , press OK and it appears in the subscribed list. I guess we shouldn't allow users to subscribe to such folders. Build 2000111004 win32. Fabian.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Ever confirmed: true
Summary: Selecting a wrong group in Subscribe Menu → Selecting a wrong group in Subscribe Menu
Is this not the same as bug 43784 ?
Yes, it is, VERIFIED DUP. I need to update the summary of that bug. *** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 43784 ***
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 17 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
Component: MailNews: Subscribe → MailNews: Message Display
QA Contact: stephend → search
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