conf for gmail, lang is not english
tomasz.zok at gmail.com
Sun Sep 14 09:35:08 BST 2014
On 2014-09-13 at 16:04, Rainer M Krug wrote:
> > The special folder "[Gmail]/All mail" is readonly on gmail servers. It is
> > only a view over every inbox folder and your sent e-mails. So if you wart
> > OfflineIMAP to propagate your local changes, you have to synchronize each
> > of those separately.
> Please correct me if I am wrong, but ss far as I am aware, this is not
> true. It contains all emails, but it is *not* read-only.
> But you can add emails by copying them into the all-mail folder.
>From the last time I checked it, you could not change existing e-mails in the
"[Gmail]/All mail" folder. This includes setting the "seen" flag (i.e. marking
the message as read) which is the subject of the original question from
This is what I meant by "readonly", sorry for the confusion.
> You can not delete an email by deleting it from the "All mail" folder,
> but this is because emails have to be copied into the bin folder to be deleted.
>From any regular IMAP folder in Gmail you can delete e-mails directly without
the need to move them into the bin folder first.
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