kmail with imap-uw

Ingo Klöcker kloecker at
Mon Jan 13 10:17:01 GMT 2003

Jim Durham wrote:
> The other thing is that I often scan all of a large mailing list
> quickly by just paging through the headers and then doing "KD" to
> delete the whole mailbox's worth of messages. Often, not all the time,
> the next day, the messages are back, indicating that they've been
> read, but they are still there.

It seems the mailbox isn't expunged for some reason. If you find a way 
to reproduce this then please submit a bug report via

> Also, there doesn't seem to be any way to say "Delete messages instead
> of moving them to Trash". If I'm at work and using my mail server at
> home, then everything gets moved from the mailbox you're reading to
> Trash, which seems to imply that it's copied from home to my
> workstation at work , then back to the "Trash" on the server at home.
> This is kind of slow on big messages. Is there any way around this?

Update to KDE 3.1 as soon as it's available. There you can irrevocably 
delete messages without moving them to Trash.


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