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Re: Can someone confirm this...


From: David Z Maze
Subject: Re: Can someone confirm this...
Date: Tue, 29 Jun 2004 17:39:51 -0000
User-agent: Gnus/5.110003 (No Gnus v0.3) XEmacs/21.4 (Security Through Obscurity, linux)

Xavier Maillard <address@hidden> writes:

> On 11 jun 2004, Marcus Frings wrote:
>
>> * address@hidden (Paulo Jorge O. C. Matos) wrote:
>> 
>> > Hi, can someone pls confirm this: If I don't set any variable
>> > about expiring articles in the .gnus and then I press E for
>> > an article (to make it expirable manually) and if that
>> > article is a mail from an imap server, gnus will delete that
>> > article from the server 1 week later.
...
>> > What about if I want to delete the E-messages from the server
>> > immediately ? 
>> 
>> Press `B <backspace>'.
>
> Or you can set gnus-parameters this way:
>
> ,----
> | (setq gnus-parameters
> |            '((".*"
> |               (total-expire . t)
> |               (expiry-wait . immediate)
> |               (expiry-target . delete)
> |               blah blah...
> `----

I read that as "never keep read articles, always delete everything
read as soon as you exit the group".  I suspect that's not what the OP
wanted; E plus nnmail-expiry-wait or B DEL are probably better, less
globally brutal solutions.

-- 
David Maze             address@hidden          http://www.mit.edu/~dmaze/
"Theoretical politics is interesting.  Politicking should be illegal."
        -- Abra Mitchell


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