[Spambayes] Outlook problem

Tony Meyer tameyer at ihug.co.nz
Thu Sep 30 06:27:33 CEST 2004

>> Unfortunately, we don't know the answer to the former.  It's very
>> because SpamBayes isn't involved in that move at all

> Indeed!  We don't hook anything even conceivably relevant except
> Outlook's add-to-folder event.

And even without any hooks we get this problem, which is why I can't figure
where to start looking.

> I just tried it on OL 2003 SP1, Win XP Pro SP2. 
> No problems of any kind dragging from the Advanced Find window. 
> OTOH, I'm running SpamBayes from source and haven't updated in
> about a month.  But then nothing interesting has changed in that
> month anyway.

Thanks for trying it out.  I tried this when I first heard about this
problem, which was a couple of months ago at least, and it failed then (also
from source), so it does seem like it's Outlook version specific.

> Alas, it looks, feels, and smells like another Outlook bug.

I agree.

> Has anyone looked in their SpamBayes log file for "funny messages" near
> the time of the failing drag attempt?  Since it doesn't fail for me,
> it's not surprising that my log doesn't show anything odd when I try.


I'm using OL 2002 SP2 and so can duplicate this.  I get nothing generated in
the log even with verbosity at max.

I'm fairly sure (particularly now that you say that it works with OL 2003)
that there will be nothing we can do about this.  I plan to install OL
2002's SP2 fairly soon, so that might fix it (if so, I'll add a note to the

=Tony Meyer

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