>>You can send an Expunge command from any mail client. *HOW*
>> That's correct. With pine you can set Offer-Expunge-On-Stayopen-Folders
> and Offer-Expunge-On-Inbox to automatically expunge anything marked for
> deletion from the server when you leave those folders. I'm not sure if
> the delete marking of evolution will be recognised in pine or even if
> the messages are marked on the server rather than just the client but
> it's worth a shot.
Well, a deleted mail gets flagged as such on the server side, so any
IMAP client would see it's marked as such so should work just fine. If
you find a client who decides to try to be smart, and keep track itself
of what it has deleted, without marking it as such on the server, bin it
> Alternatively, when you exit evolution at work should
> it not expunge all deleted items?
I believe there's a setting on can turn on/off, so depends on
preferences, I suppose.
> Evolution is just a mail client like
> pine, trying to remotely access this client in order to manipulate
> messages stored on the mail server is the wrong way to go about things.
Oh so true...
> You can either make sure your client at work expunges the mails from the
> server or be able to get rid of or ignore them via whatever client you
> use at home.
Having your client not showing the mails marked as deleted is a good
first step. Secondly, expunging them, via <whatever> means is the better
way, all round. How you do it, I leave to the casual reader of distro
wars here on radio ILUG.
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