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Re: Help with BBDB configuration


From: Eric Abrahamsen
Subject: Re: Help with BBDB configuration
Date: Fri, 17 Feb 2017 08:54:25 -0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.130014 (Ma Gnus v0.14) Emacs/26.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Narendra Joshi <address@hidden> writes:

> Hi,
>
> I have recently started using Gnus for email and use BBDB for contact
> management. One thing that annoys me is BBDB constantly asking me for
> new names for the same email addresses. I would like to turn off this
> feature. I would like to keep the first name or maybe add these new
> names without being prompted.
>
> I would also like to turn BBDB off in RSS feeds. BBDB adds names against
> names when I am reading articles from any RSS feed in Emacs.

BBDB provides many configuration options for controlling this behavior.
Check the docstrings of these options:

bbdb-mua-auto-update-p
bbdb-update-records-p
bbdb-add-name
bbdb-add-mails
bbdb-add-aka

HTH,
Eric




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