Re: [Evolution] Problems with message filtering and automatic expunging

On 25 November 2011 09:52, Adam Tauno Williams <awilliam whitemice org> wrote:
I don't think MOVE is the same as DELETE (although they might be the
same in IMAP protocol terms) - most clients for a MOVE will do a COPY +
EXPUNGE {id}. ÂSo the message will not appear in the source folder as
deleted, it will just be gone.

Actually Evo uses MOVE+DELETE. Deleted messages remain in place until expunged, but note that the IMAP EXPUNGE command operates on the entire folder, i.e. there is no such thing as EXPUNGE{id}. This is where most other MUAs get it wrong IMHO.


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