[PATCH 1/4] documentation review

Nicolas Sebrecht nicolas.s-dev at laposte.net
Wed Mar 25 04:42:27 GMT 2015

Signed-off-by: Nicolas Sebrecht <nicolas.s-dev at laposte.net>
 docs/offlineimap.txt | 6 +++---
 offlineimap.conf     | 9 ++++++---
 2 files changed, 9 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)

diff --git a/docs/offlineimap.txt b/docs/offlineimap.txt
index 54939ad..618f2ab 100644
--- a/docs/offlineimap.txt
+++ b/docs/offlineimap.txt
@@ -136,7 +136,7 @@ Ignore any autorefresh setting in the configuration file.
 Ignore any flag updates on IMAP servers. If a flag on the remote IMAP changes,
 and we have the message locally, it will be left untouched in a quick run. This
-option is ignored if maxage is set in offlineimap.conf.
+option is ignored if maxage is set.
 -u <UI>::
@@ -412,8 +412,8 @@ when offlineimap first syncs a pre-existing Maildir. In the latter case, it
 could appear as if a noticeable and random subset of old messages are synced.
+Main authors
   John Goerzen, Sebastian Spaetz, Eygene Ryabinkin, Nicolas Sebrecht.
diff --git a/offlineimap.conf b/offlineimap.conf
index c447d7b..201135a 100644
--- a/offlineimap.conf
+++ b/offlineimap.conf
@@ -260,6 +260,8 @@ remoterepository = RemoteExample
 # This option stands in the [Account Test] section.
 # OfflineImap can replace a number of full updates by quick synchronizations.
+# This option is ignored if maxage is used.
 # It only synchronizes a folder if
 #   1) a Maildir folder has changed
@@ -337,9 +339,10 @@ remoterepository = RemoteExample
 # changed, they will not be deleted, etc.  For OfflineIMAP it will be like these
 # messages do not exist.  This will perform an IMAP search in the case of IMAP
 # or Gmail and therefore requires that the server support server side searching.
-# This will calculate the earliest day that would be included in the search and
-# include all messages from that day until today. The maxage option expects an
-# integer (for the number of days).
+# Known edge cases are described in the offlineimap(1).
+# The maxage option expects an integer (for the number of days).
 #maxage = 3

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