[Dovecot] getting rid of old spam from +spam Maildir ? [ auto purging spambox]

Andrzej A. Filip andrzej.filip at gmail.com
Tue Jul 10 21:38:44 EEST 2012

On 07/10/2012 07:11 PM, Wojciech Puchar wrote:
>>> if I simply delete mail files from the file system, is that a 'bad
>>> thing' ?
>>> [...]
>> IMHO 7 days is dangerously too short. False positives during vacations
>> happen too ;-)
>> I would suggest at least 30 days (as used by Gmail).
> or use spam system that NEVER actually receive something it thinks it
> is spam, but provide proper SMTP response.

I personally do not recommend rejecting cases (very) close to spam/ham
border in SMTP session
accepting to many spams into spambox makes "final check by the
recipient" a laughing stock/dangerous illusion.

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