[Dovecot] info deleted messages imap
tss at iki.fi
Wed Feb 14 19:12:56 UTC 2007
On Fri, 2007-02-09 at 02:41 +0100, Hola wrote:
> And we donÂ´t know the number of messages deleted, the question is:
> there is
> any directive like "pop3_logout_format" applied to IMAP?? Something
> "imap_logout_format" ??
No, this is mostly because with POP3 it's very simple to give such a
number. With IMAP then:
- There are more than one mailbox. Should it count messages in all
- IMAP has two-phase deletion. First the messages are marked as
deleted, then they're expunged. Should it count expunges only? (I'd
- Some IMAP clients "delete" messages by moving them to Trash mailbox.
Are those counted as deletions?
- IMAP supports multiple connections, and many clients use them. If
another session expunges messages and our session sees those expunges,
should they be counted?
I think there are too many problems to give any kind of useful counters.
If you just want it to give somewhat unrealiable counters, I guess that
could be done somewhat easily by a plugin.
Anyway, this is a low priority for me.
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