Delete a message in Gmail Inbox

KeDal kedals0 at
Thu Dec 1 15:38:37 GMT 2011

On 01/12/2011 11:06, Sebastian Spaeth wrote:
> On Wed, 23 Nov 2011 15:44:07 +0100, KeDal <kedals0 at> wrote:
>> The language of my Gmail mailbox was french and imap folder names are
>> not same than in english.
>> Even with realdelete option, it was impossible to delete a message from
>> INBOX (and I've explicitly specified trash folder name).
>> I've solved the problem by switching to english language. Then, it works.
> Take a look at the sample offlineimap.conf, it explains how to use that:
> # The trash folder name may be different from [Gmail]/Trash
> # for example on german googlemail, this setting should be
> # trashfolder = [Google Mail]/Papierkorb
> # The same is valid for the spam folder
> # spamfolder = [Google Mail]/Spam
> The thing is, we should be able to autodetect Gmails "special" folder
> names, it's just that no one has yet implemented this yet.
Yes, I've tryied this, but it seems to have some other problems  (side
effects of language maybe).
And I don't have to much time to make a good bug report, then I've
switched to english language.
I think I will try again later with french language, when I will have
enough time to share problems !
> Sebastian

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