[Dovecot] questions/problems virtual plugin pop3 leave copies on the server for x days then delete

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Wed Mar 16 19:33:52 EET 2011

On Wed, 2011-03-16 at 18:29 +0100, Robert Schetterer wrote:

> if users use both pop3 ( with stay mails on the server ) and imap
> mails get to cur wtih seen flag ( as far i know by small tests ) if they
> connect via imap
> the problem users mostly use outlook 2010/2007 no webmail etc
> and my test client is thunderbird ( current stable )

Are you talking about the feature of POP3 clients deleting mails after x
days (not some server cronjob)? I don't think mail being in new/ or cur/
should affect that, because POP3 doesn't even know about it.

I wonder how POP3 clients would even know how long the mail has been in

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