Prevent deletion of messages during sync per-folder?

Nicolas Sebrecht nicolas.s-dev at
Thu Apr 28 19:34:12 BST 2011

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On Thu, Apr 28, 2011 at 11:54:27AM -0600, Will Styler wrote:

> My apologies for a rather user-directed question, but I'm so far
> unable to find a way that I can ask offlineIMAP to decline to delete
> local copies of a message from certain folders, for instance, "Trash".
> My IMAP provider (MobileMe) has recently started clearing messages
> older than 30 days from the server, and I'd like the local trash
> folder to keep a long-term archive for referencing elsewhere.  

Patches has been submitted to go to this direction. A first
implementation of 1-way sync at Account level was written but never
merged due to some unaddressed issues. See

  Subject: [PATCH v3] Re: True 1-way sync (backup)
  From: Nicolas Sebrecht <nicolas.s-dev at>
  Date: Thu, 31 Mar 2011 18:55:38 +0200
  Message-ID: <20110331165538.GB14175 at vidovic>

for more information.

Nicolas Sebrecht

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