[Users] [Bug 3572] New: Modernize the to-arrow in the Message List

Steve Litt slitt at troubleshooters.com
Sat Nov 28 22:58:00 CET 2015

On Sat, 28 Nov 2015 19:53:37 +0000
noreply at thewildbeast.co.uk wrote:

> http://www.thewildbeast.co.uk/claws-mail/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=3572
>             Bug ID: 3572
>            Summary: Modernize the to-arrow in the Message List
>     Classification: Unclassified
>            Product: Claws Mail
>            Version: 3.13.0
>           Hardware: All
>                 OS: All
>             Status: NEW
>           Severity: enhancement
>           Priority: P3
>          Component: UI/Message List
>           Assignee: users at lists.claws-mail.org
>           Reporter: jvromans at squirrel.nl
> When a message is sent to a recipient, the message is shown in the
> Message List not with the name of the sender but with an arrow and
> the name of the recipient.
> Currently, this arrow is ASCII-art "-->". This is stone-age
> technology which does not fit a modern mail tool like Claws.

Oh my lord, this person should be using a Mac. I guess Claws must
really be good, because when all they can complain about is the
appearance of an arrow, you're pretty much perfect.

Every edit to source code risks bugs. Please don't risk a bug, no
matter how remote that risk be, to substitute something else for


> When there's consensus about the approach I'm willing to provide the
> necessary patches.

I'd very much prefer that my Claws not have this change.


Steve Litt 
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