Re: Very disturbing feature in icedove
On Sat, Feb 10, 2007 at 07:43:37AM -0600, Ron Johnson wrote:
> On 02/10/07 05:12, Arc Roca wrote:
> > Exploring my system, I decided to open Inbox with mutt
> > -f, and discovered that no message that I had deleted
> > had really been deleted. They were all there, from the
> > very first, in the same file Inbox. Invisible from
> > icedove interface (probably through tagging), but
> > clearly visible and present from mutt. Freaking!!!
> Your goal is typical, but your implementation is "inadequate".
> Thus, it doesn't work. And you blame someone else. Very discouraging.
> IMAP is designed for what you what you want to do. Run an imapd on
> your box (courier-imap is popular and easy) and tell you MUA to use
> the IMAP protocol instead of mbox.
I've never used anything but mutt. Surely someone doesn't have to run
imapd just so that their mail gets deleted when they tell a MUA to
delete a mail. I'd call that a bug.