Forums vs Mailing Lists

Tollef Fog Heen tfheen at
Wed Jan 4 09:48:41 GMT 2006

* David M 

| Actually, how do you do that in Ubuntu's preferred mail client,
| Evolution?

No idea, I don't use evolution, except for the calendar part.  I need
a client which is scriptable, so I use gnus.

| I filter out spam and other mail of non-interest into temporary
| folders on arrival, and it would be nice to have Evolution be able to
| purge old items from those folders automatically, rather than have to
| remember to do it by hand now and again.

You could use Maildir and a a cron script, I guess.  Or write an
evolution plugin which does expiry for you.

Tollef Fog Heen                                                        ,''`.
UNIX is user friendly, it's just picky about who its friends are      : :' :
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