[Dovecot] Poll: Quota near full behavior? [Was: Feature request? Make deliver quota inclusive!]

Sven Eulberg ml at eulenberger.de
Thu Feb 18 16:37:45 EET 2010

> On Thu, 2010-02-18 at 09:05 -0500, Charles Marcus wrote:
>> Personally I think the best way would be, if the user isn't over quota
>> at the time of a message delivery, deliver that message, *regardless* of
>> whether or not it puts the user over quota.
> Wonder if there's anyone who wouldn't want this behavior? One exception
> could be that if mail is larger than the user's entire quota limit, it
> wouldn't be accepted. And this would happen only for deliver/lmtp, not
> imap append (because it would give user an error message directly).

Over quota is over quota... 
Perhaps it's better to drop a line in the user's inbox e.g. 'mail from mail at address.com rejected because there was not enough space in your inbox...' or something else.
So both sender AND recipient are informed and I'm sure the owner will THEN tidy up his mailbox.

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