Re: mailing list vs "the futur"
On Saturday 01 September 2018 13:54:40 Bob Bernstein wrote:
> About this ISP that prevents fetchmail from deleting messages
> after they're downloaded, may one ask, "Cui bono?"
> How is it in their interest to provide this um feature?
It prevents the deletion of emails that the same login client, on a
different box setup for imap, from losing their email corpus. And
dovecot doesn't have an individual client config choice that they could
enable just for the 3 or 4 of us that use fetchmail or its workalike
cousins (getmail?) and keep our own email corpus in tde-kmail. I can and
do clean up with a web browser as the webmail interface does let you
clean it out. So I do that about daily.
Cheers, Gene Heskett
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