restricting to labels doesn't work

Bug #571230 reported by bojo42 on 2010-04-28
This bug affects 1 person
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GMail Notifier
Alexander Hungenberg

Bug Description

When setting up labels to check for, i still get notified on every message in my inbox rather than only those that get labeled. If the current behavior is intentional it would be great to provide an option for leaving inbox out and only checking for labels (a single checkbox would be enough GUI wise). Would be superb if that could be fixed, so we can use gm-notify as a drop in replacement for Mail Notification, which supports restricting to a label.

BTW i am on revision 65.

ok - I think this would be a very rarely used feature. Because of this I implemented it but made it only configurable via gconf-editor

Just add a Boolean /apps/gm-notify/ignore_inbox and set it to True ;-)

Changed in gm-notify:
assignee: nobody → Alexander Hungenberg (alexander-hungenberg-gmail)
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
status: New → Fix Committed
Changed in gm-notify:
milestone: none → 0.10.1
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
bojo42 (bojo42) wrote :

puh that was quick :) but i didn't get it to work, i fetched rev 66 and created ignore_inbox with gconf-editor and even manipulated the mtime in the xml file, then restarted it. it just keeps notifying for the inbox too. any clue? or how can i provide more feedback?

beside really thanking you for your quick reaction and work, i like to argue with you about the importance of this. ;) i think this feature isn't rare, as for example it's the default way of Mail Notification dealing with Gmail's labels. allowing to stick to only certain labels is a basic way of email managment. just think of an inbox that receives a lot of income, then people often use Gmail's filter abilities to label them and sort out what's important or not. without restricting to labels your email notification program will interrupt you in your work on any unimportant messages and won't grab the low hanging fruit by using the existing filters/labels for notification management.

Therefore i would really vote for an inclusion of a small checkbox in the gui. please :)

darn - one really has to test the new code ;-) works now!

ok - Checkbox comes - but not this release... :-P

Changed in gm-notify:
milestone: 0.10.1 → none
status: Fix Released → Confirmed
bojo42 (bojo42) wrote :

okay checked, rev 68 really works now with gconf-editor :) :) :) thank you very much.

can't await the checkbox :)

Changed in gm-notify:
status: Confirmed → In Progress

ok - it's added ;)

Changed in gm-notify:
milestone: none → 0.10.2
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Changed in gm-notify:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
bojo42 (bojo42) wrote :

works excellent. THANKS.

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