[Foundation-l] Gmail - List messages flagged as spam

Anthony wikimail at inbox.org
Sat Jun 19 00:39:39 UTC 2010

On Fri, Jun 18, 2010 at 5:19 PM, Thomas Dalton <thomas.dalton at gmail.com>wrote:

> On 18 June 2010 22:16, Gregory Maxwell <gmaxwell at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Thu, Jun 17, 2010 at 1:48 PM, Thomas Dalton <thomas.dalton at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >> This will NOT get things out of spam that are already in it, though.
> >> Search for "in:spam to:lists.wikimedia.org" to find them and "Not
> >> Spam" them manually.
> >
> >
> >
> > Gah!  The search result for that gives me _thousands_ of messages. ...
> > and it seems that you can only not-spam a page at a time, the not spam
> > option goes away if you tell it to mark all of the messages in the
> > search results
> Yes, I discovered the same thing. I don't understand why - it seems to
> be a bug. Fortunately, I only found hundreds, not thousands.

It's not a bug, it's a feature.  Google doesn't want you screwing up its
spam filter by not-spamming messages which you haven't even read the title
of.  You can still click on "move to inbox".

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