[kde-linux] POP Filters
derrick_s at tesco.net
Wed Oct 17 19:27:53 UTC 2007
On Wednesday 17 October 2007 19:19, Werner Joss inscribed thus:
> Am Mittwoch, 17. Oktober 2007 20:12 schrieben Sie:
> > > > Running SuSE 10.2 Kmail 1.9.5 KDE 3.5.5. I don't seem to be
> > > > able to get "POP filters" to work. My mail server running
> > > > "Spam Assassin" tags the spam with "X-Spam-Flag = Yes". But
> > > > POP filter doesn't seem to delete them from the server, they
> > > > get downloaded and caught by "Filter Rules" which correctly
> > > > puts them in the wasetbin.
> > > >
> > > > Is it me or doesn't POP filters work like I expect it to !
> > > > ie read the headers and delete them from the server as
> > > > instructed.
> > > >
> > > > Thanks:
> > I could be wrong,
> I'm relative sure, you are :)
> - as I understand the OP, there is already spamassassin running at
> his ISP's mailserver, tagging suspect emails with "X-Spam-Flag =
> Yes" _before_ something else happens.
> so he could set up a pop filter which just looks at this to decide
> to delete mails on the server. which doesn't seem to work.
Yes that is exactly what I mean.
My assumption was that by creating a POP filter I could simply delete
everything tagged without downloading it. In practice the POP filter
mechanism in Kmail does not seem to do that. Either I am doing
something wrongly, or the POP filtering is broken.
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