question about sieve "discard"

Andreas Hasenack andreas at
Wed Apr 27 16:50:05 EDT 2005

On Wed, Apr 27, 2005 at 09:37:55PM +0200, Goetz Babin-Ebell wrote:
> 4.5.     Action discard
>    Syntax:   discard
>    Discard is used to silently throw away the message.  It does so by
>                                                         ^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>    simply canceling the implicit keep.  If discard is used with other
>    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^  ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>    actions, the other actions still happen.  Discard is compatible with
>    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>    all other actions.  (For instance fileinto+discard is equivalent to
>    fileinto.)

What confused me a bit, and that's why I asked the list, was the "It
does so by canceling the implicit keep." So if no other rule matched,
then the message would be discarded, right?

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