Stephen Eglen S.J.Eglen at damtp.cam.ac.uk
Thu Jan 10 18:39:04 GMT 2013

> I am a mutt user and just today decided to try it with
> offlineimap. Previously I used IMAP from mutt. I
> had made a program to insert/edit X-Labels to classify my messages
> after reading them, in order to emulate somehow gmail's
> behavior. This program is called by mutt through a macro.
> However, it seems to me that the locally edited messages are not
> being synched back to my mail server when using offlineimap; when
> using mutt/IMAP the locally edited messages do get back to the
> server. Is my observation correct? Is there a way to convince
> offlineimap that the edited messages have to be synched? 
> Thanks and best regards,
> Luis

Just a guess, but do you have to edit file A and put it into a new file
B, and then delete file A?

If so, just make a new filename B by adding a unique prefix to file A so
that the trailing elements of file A (with tags) are preserved.

If not, apologies!

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