[Dovecot] Move deleted to trash

John and Catherine Allen allen at vo.lu
Wed Feb 28 21:32:45 UTC 2007

Timo Sirainen wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-02-22 at 21:30 -0500, Brian Taber wrote:
>> Is there a way to have messages marked to be deleted move to the trash
>> folder automatically?  I have moved from courier-imap (which dovecot
>> performs muck better) but the one feature I really need is move to trash. 
>> Is there any plugins available for this?
> Nope. That's a pretty evil thing to do from IMAP protocol's point of
> view. It probably wouldn't be too difficult to implement it by looking
> at mail-log and lazy-expunge plugins.

Thunderbird has an option to do this from the client end.

Under server settings, "When I delete a message" choose "Move it to the Deleted folder" 
(as opposed to "Mark it as deleted" or "Remove immediately").


John Allen
Bofferdange, Luxembourg
allen at vo.lu

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