[Spambayes] Spambayes trashes PST file links in OuchLook
cncole at earthlink.net
Tue Jun 12 21:51:13 CEST 2007
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Coe, Bob [mailto:rcoe at CambridgeMA.GOV]
> Sent: Tuesday, June 12, 2007 11:55 AM
> To: cncole at earthlink.net
> > From: spambayes-bounces at python.org
> > [mailto:spambayes-bounces at python.org] On Behalf Of Chuck Cole
> > Sent: Monday, June 04, 2007 9:08 AM
> > To: spambayes at python.org
> > Subject: [Spambayes] Spambayes trashes PST file links in OuchLook
> > I made a mistake and updated the Spambayes junk and good data
> > using some archival pst files that were not attached at the
> > time. Spambayes found and attached them, but in doing so,
> > destroyed some data Outlook needs so I can "close" them or
> > see their "advanced properties". I cannot find a repair tool
> > or instruction after diligent looking.
> > I need to "close" these extra huge PST files and cannot. I
> > can access their contents and could empty them to alternate
> > pst files, but cannot fix the broken links and risk losing
> > very big and important archives.
> > Is there any repair tool I can try?
> > Can Spambayes be made to avoid this file corruption?
> > Can Spambayes heal the link parameters of extra PST files?
> The last thing I want to do is to restart Chuck's argument with Mark,
> but I think I detect a possible misconception in the above
> text. Outlook
> will cheerfully open and attach any closed .pst file within
> reach if you
> refer to it from inside Outlook itself. It doesn't require any
> involvement by Spambayes for that to happen.
That was not the case. The action was begun wholly within SpamBayes.
What you say may indeed be true but is secondary or irrelevant. If
SpamBayes cannot check, then it should ask the user if the check has
been done before proceeding and resulting in a corrupt Registry and/or
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