[Dovecot] dead bodies stacking up in Drafts folder

Robert Schetterer robert at schetterer.org
Mon Feb 12 12:40:05 UTC 2007

Charles Marcus schrieb:
>> Setup : Apple Mail 2.1.1 (752.3) on Intel MacBook Pro and Dovecot
>> 1.0rc22 on Solaris 9/SPARC. I use IMAP/TLS.
>> Problem : mails are stacking up in the Drafts folder.
>> When I start writing a mail, it appears in the drafts folder, and
>> usually disappear as desired when I hit "Send". It then appear in the
>> "Sent" folder.
>> Sometimes, a draft versions stays in "Drafts", I have 21 of them since
>> 1.1.2007. In this period, I have written about 400 emails, so only
>> about 5 % stick in "Drafts".
> For what its worth - I have had this problem ever since I started using
> IMAP... we had it when we used Courier-imap, and we have it using
> dovecot (both on linux, using Thunderbird for the client)... It is kind
> of irritating, but I kind of got used to it, and tell people to just
> delete these on a regular basis...
> Not that I wouldn't like to see this problem fixed... ;)
i never noticed such behavior using thunderbird imap ( linux , windows )
with courier or dovecot, are you sure that its not setup related?
After all apple mail seems to be broken with imap

Mit freundlichen Gruessen
Best Regards

Robert Schetterer


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