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Date: Thu, 23 Jun 2005 01:57:59 +0600
From: damir bikmuhametov <>
Subject: Re: POP protocol question.

I don't think you should disable UIDL. UIDL alone is not useful at
all. It's a MUA job to issue DELE command to purge unneeded messages.

If you wanna purge old mail from mailbox, you should use third-party
utilities. I'd prefer mpurge (

On Tue, Jun 21, 2005 at 10:18:37PM -0400, Nagy Ondrash wrote:
> In short: How do I disable UIDL function on popa3d?
> > Hello list,
> >
> > I have a dilemma with some clients that are messing around with settings
> > on MS email clients. All email clients have the option to "Leave messages
> > on server", which is all find and dandy, but I would like to be able to
> > disable this function, preferably on the server side. It's painful to
> > remove a few thousand e-mails on Manday after a long weekend.
> > Is it possible to accomplish this and if yes, how would I go about it?


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