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Re: Can someone confirm this...


From: Xavier Maillard
Subject: Re: Can someone confirm this...
Date: Tue, 29 Jun 2004 17:39:49 -0000
User-agent: Gnus/5.110003 (No Gnus v0.3) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)

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.
> 
> > Is this correct?
> 
> Yes, this is correct:
> 
> ,----[ (info "(gnus)Expiring Mail") ]
> > To make Gnus get rid of your unwanted mail, you have to mark
> > the articles as "expirable". (With the default key bindings,
> > this means that you have to type `E'.) This does not mean
> > that the articles will disappear right away, however. In
> > general, a mail article will be deleted from your system if,
> > 1) it is marked as expirable, AND 2) it is more than one week
> > old. If you do not mark an article as expirable, it will
> > remain on your system until hell freezes over. This bears
> > repeating one more time, with some spurious capitalizations:
> > IF you do NOT mark articles as EXPIRABLE, Gnus will NEVER
> > delete those ARTICLES.
> `----
> 
> > 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...
`----

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