[spambayes-dev] Baffling new Outlook SB dialog problem
tim.peters at gmail.com
Tue Jun 21 01:59:27 CEST 2005
>>> Wondering whether anyone else has seen this: I noticed
>>> today that the file-choosers in my OL 2003 SB "just stopped working".
>> They're broken here (OL 2002), too. No idea since when
>> (can't even remember the last time I used those controls). I
>> suspect that means that either Kenny or I broke them at some point.
> Or maybe *Mark* broke them :) The code is calling the
> [win32gui.SendMessage] function (to insert the items into the list) fine,
> so I went back to an old pywin32 (201, picked somewhat at random) and it
> works fine.
Bingo! I installed build 204 several weeks ago, to worm around
problems with Zope software picking up a "too old" version of pywin32,
and because I like Mark <wink>. If you don't tell him, I'll admit I
was using build 163 before. Reinstalling that fixed my baffling SB
problems. I misremembered the time sequence here, because I know I
used the folder selectors since then -- but now that I know what I'm
looking for, I remember that was on a different machine (w/o build
Interesting: since I had deleted my SB config and couldn't use the
folder controls to select folders again, SB was dead in the water. I
turned on OL2003's native spam filtering again, then did the Office
Update bit to update its database after just two hours of retrieving
work messages from its "Junk E-Mail" folder. Updating the database
didn't seem to help. I'm delighted to have SB back! You guys must be
genuises, at least <wink>.
try-living-w/o-it-for-a-day-ly y'rs - tim
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