[Users] mail in composition lost when internet connection dropped

Paul claws at thewildbeast.co.uk
Tue Apr 23 10:48:00 CEST 2013

On Mon, 22 Apr 2013 16:59:51 +0200
Neels Hofmeyr <neels at hofmeyr.de> wrote: 

> today my internet briefly dropped. I was busy writing an Email.
> Claws could not connect to the IMAP server, hence popped up that
> typical notification. Usually I think I click on it, but today I
> just hit <Return>. I guess that activated the 'Close' button.
> Alas, claws completely shut down, everything closed, and my Email in
> composition was *lost*. Very bad. It is not good to be able to get a
> pop-up intervening, hit Enter (say by accident because you were
> just at the end of a paragraph, or on purpose to just get rid of
> that meaningless popup and continue writing, because this is
> important and you don't have time for popups right now) and then
> completely LOSE the Email you were busy writing.
> This is with version 3.9.0-184-g6e07ee-dirty
> Should I do something? File a bug report / feature request? Write a
> patch? (so many patches to be written... probably won't.)

Do you use a Drafts folder and the option to 'Automatically save
messages to Drafts folder every n characters'? And if you do use a
Drafts folder, is it on the IMAP folder or a local MH folder?

with regards


It isn't worth a nickel to two guys like you or me, 
but to a collector it is worth a fortune 

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