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

Noel Butler noel.butler at ausics.net
Thu Feb 18 23:53:53 EET 2010

On Thu, 2010-02-18 at 16:20 +0200, Timo Sirainen wrote:

> 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).

I certainly wouldn't want to accept  a message in this case, user might
be 1K under quota, but get 20m file
now that might be a whoopie doo :)  but what if 130K users did same.

Kind Regards,
SSA Noel Butler
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