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Re: purpose of "Incoming" files


From: Patrick Drechsler
Subject: Re: purpose of "Incoming" files
Date: Fri, 30 Jul 2004 18:46:50 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110003 (No Gnus v0.3) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Reiner Steib wrote on 30 Jul 2004 08:02:02 MET:

> On Fri, Jul 30 2004, Katsumi Yamaoka wrote:
>
>>>>>>> Patrick Drechsler <address@hidden> wrote:
>>
>>> what's the purpose of all those "Incoming*" files in my ~/Mail
>>> folder? I delete them once a month...
>
> Set mail-source-delete-incoming to 30 as described in the manual:
>
> ,----[ (info "(gnus)Mail Source Customization") ]
> | `mail-source-delete-incoming'
> |      If non-`nil', delete incoming files after handling them.  If `t',
> |      delete the files immediately, if `nil', never delete any files.
> |      If a positive number, delete files older than number of days (This
> |      will only happen, when receiving new mail).  [...]
> `----

Thanks for the pointer!

Cheers

Patrick
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