[Alpine-info] change roles after composing?
Benjamin R. Haskell
alpine at benizi.com
Sun Jul 6 11:57:44 PDT 2008
On Sat, 5 Jul 2008, Steve Hubert wrote:
>> Any updates on this since then? Is it possible to change the role for an
>> already existing draft? How does alpine determine the role to use for a
>> draft created in another e-mail client and then saved in an IMAP-server's
>> drafts mailbox?
> No, no changes. It is not possible to change later. All the role does is
> it sets the initial values of the various fields that it sets like the
> From or whatever you have defined. After that the message is the same as
> any other, there is no memory of it being from a role. The only time a
> role can be used is at the time a new message is being created.
I've occasionally edited individual emails in my postponed-msgs folder
on-disk on the server, on the rare occasion that doing that is easier than
recreating the message I'm composing. (Then I delete my
~/Maildir/.postponed-msgs/dovecot.index.cache file.) The most annoying one
for me is setting the SMTP server when I've used the wrong role. Anything
else I usually change/need is editable in the UI (From:, Fcc:, Bcc:,
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