[Imap-uw] Outlook deadlock
jak at isp2dial.com
Wed Sep 19 09:28:01 PDT 2007
On Sep 19, Per Foreby wrote:
>On Wed, 19 Sep 2007, John Kelly wrote:
>> Nightly, I purge all INBOX messages older than 40 days, other folders
>> 120 days. That keeps a clean house.
>That's really tough! My users would hang me if I deleted anything.
INBOX messages not read in 40 days will probably never be read. Folder
messages not handled in 120 days will probably never be handled. My
retention policy is configurable per user, per folder, for any who feel
strongly otherwise. But even then, I extend the limits only so far. If
people want to archive their mail forever, there's always gmail.
IMO, it's a bad idea to archive mail at any public provider. It's an open
invitation to government snooping. The CIA, the FBI, the IRS, and the NSA
NYA? Think about it ...
>I do however have a cron job to clean the Trash (using the small script
My purge program is called once for each mailbox, like mailutil in your
script. I've thought of having it read a list of mailboxes on stdin, to
avoid spawning a new pid for each mailbox. Maybe someday I'll get around to
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