Synchronising folder deletions

Thomas Kahle tomka at
Mon Jan 16 10:11:07 GMT 2012


On 23:25 Sun 15 Jan 2012, Chris Dennis wrote:
> Hello Offlineimap people
> All the recent work on syncing the creation of new folders has been 
> excellent.
> But the equivalent thing doesn't happen (I'm using 6.5.2-rc1) when 
> deleting folders.  If I delete a folder on the remote repository, for 
> example, the next sync recreates it:
>    INFO: Creating new IMAP folder 'Trash.NewFolder' on server LocalIMAP
>    INFO: Creating new IMAP folder 'NewFolder' on server RemoteIMAP
> I know the philosophy is to avoid data loss, but for the average user 
> who is just trying to manage their emails by filing them and moving them 
> around and deleting them when no longer needed, this can only cause 
> confusion.
> I'd like to raise this as a feature request.
> Is it an issue for anyone else?

It has been discussed before, see here:

I think the conclusion was that it will possibly be implemented after
the current round of new features has been stabilzed.


Thomas Kahle
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