[chandler-users] Re: Duplicate items - the resurrenction

Mimi Yin mimi at osafoundation.org
Wed Jul 30 10:55:06 PDT 2008

Ouch, this is most unfortunate... I wonder if the "Server Copy" is  
something Chandler isn't handling well.
I've cc'd Brian Kirsch in case he has any ideas. (Hi Brian :)

Your .chex file should open in any old text editor as a text file.


On Jul 30, 2008, at 12:33 AM, William K. Volkman wrote:

> Well upgrading to Chandler 1.0-RC1 resurrected/duplicated *ALL* of my
> tasks that originated from the "Chandler Tasks" folder, and they  
> all are
> showing the "Unread" icon.  These ones were edited/updated and  
> marked as
> done/later and are all back as "Now".
> A strange thing is that these messages no longer exist in that  
> folder on
> the server.  Are ghosts of UIDs past haunting me? (IMAP UIDs not  
> UUIDs).
> Most unhappy and tired right now.
> Description of my work flow.  The fact that Chandler did not deal with
> attachments was noticed as a big limitation early on.  The way I dealt
> with this was to just leave original email alone and use the Server  
> Copy
> to make available the messages in the "Chandler Tasks" folder (Note  
> servers usually know about "Copies" so don't take up any extra disk
> space).  I would go to my IN collection and add the messages into the
> proper collections.  Then, since Chandler was always trying to send
> update emails whenever I removed "cruft" (Signature lines and
> disclaimers from messages) I would click the person icon to remove the
> "Mail" status and thus just leave the task remaining as a task  
> (lately I
> have to get rid of all the "Stars" also).
> Is there any way to convert the .chex file into a plain text file?
> Thanks,
> William.

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