[Dovecot] Dovecot + iPhone

Scott Silva ssilva at sgvwater.com
Thu Apr 24 01:36:19 EEST 2008

on 4-23-2008 2:14 PM Dean Brooks spake the following:
> On Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 01:45:03PM -0700, Scott Silva wrote:
>> on 4-23-2008 1:04 PM Tim Riley spake the following:
>>> I viewed the message left in the inbox and it does contain X-Status: D. So 
>>> the flag is set.
>>> I'll call Apple tech support and see if there's a way to get the iPhone's 
>>> mail client to expunge mail.
>>> I'm still interested in seeing if there's a plugin for Dovecot to expunge 
>>> mail.....so if anyone out there knows of one....I would really appreciate 
>>> some direction.
>>> Thanks for the help!
>> Microsoft's Outlook is similar in that it doesn't call an expunge 
>> automatically. Does the iPhone client have an expunge setting or a hidden 
>> button somewhere?
> There is a setting under Advanced options on the iPhone where you can
> "Delete messages after XX days", but the lowest you can set it to
> is "1 day".  I have no idea why there isn't an "Immediately" option.
> I'm also unsure if that is actually the expunge action, or if the phone
> is doing some sort of manual move to the Trash folder instead after
> that period of time.
I don't think you will get dovecot to do any expunging without a plugin, 
because only the client is supposed to expunge in the IMAP spec.
You could look at the plugins info at http://wiki.dovecot.org/Plugins

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