[Spambayes] Outlook plugin & bad folders

Piers Haken piersh at friskit.com
Wed Jan 15 02:18:36 EST 2003

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Meyer, Tony [mailto:T.A.Meyer at massey.ac.nz] 
> Sent: Tuesday, January 14, 2003 11:24 PM
> To: spambayes at python.org
> Subject: RE: [Spambayes] Outlook plugin & bad folders
> > The outlook version was added because the IDs that
> > MAPI returns aren't compatible with the outlook IDs
> > and you can't open a message on an exchange server
> > with a MAPI ID.
> Is this a definitive "can't", or a 'no-one has figured out 
> how to yet' "can't"?

I think it's more like a "you should be able to, and the docs say so,
but it just doesn't work. Ugh..."

> > The MAPI tree-building case works fine on exchange,
> > it's the message filtering code that breaks.
> Ah yes, this doesn't work :)
> Couldn't the FolderSelection dialog only load in the folders 
> it needs to display?  i.e. at first it loads in the root 
> folders, and then whenever OnTreeItemExpanding is called it 
> adds in the necessary children?  If this is 
> practical/possible then if no-one else wants to do it, I 
> could give it a go.  (Although I have all of two days of 
> Python knowledge).

Yes, this would definitely be a much better way of doing it, especially
for people who have very large folder structures (eg, corporate public
folders). You might want to keep the behavior where it expands enough to
show the 'currently selected' folders.


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