On Sat, 16 Jan 2021 19:26:11 +0100, Thorsten wrote:
> This is an unclear setting in Thunderbird: The server side search is an
> (almost) standard feature of IMAP mail servers. The search offers you to
> select basically every mailbox and newsgroup you have, but it isn't
> disabled when you only select newsgroups. It actually isn't even
> disabled if an IMAP server does not offer this feature, or even if you
> have only (local) POP3 mailboxes to search.
NNTP also has a feature, but the implementation varies from server to
server in some respects - some require that the server have certain
indexing enabled for XHDR to work, but I don't think I've ever seen an
NNTP implementation that implements full text search.
"I learned long ago, never to wrestle with a pig. You get dirty, and
besides, the pig likes it." - George Bernard Shaw
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