[POLL] unexpunge behavior

Michael King mking at webinternational.net
Tue May 3 11:35:34 EDT 2005

With the -d option added to unexpunge, there's really no need for option B
at all.  I'd say A.


Michael King
Systems Administrator
Web International, Inc.


> To help such clients, I have
> also implemented a -d option for the unexpunge utility which unsets the
> \Deleted flag when restoring the message.
> So, my question is, what should the *default* behavior of unexpunge be:
> A. only unexpunge the message and leave the \Deleted flag set as-is
> (only undo the expunge step)?
> B. unexpunge the message and unset the \Deleted flag (undo both the
> expunge and delete steps)?
> I'm of the opinion that A is the correct default behavior and admins can
> use the -d option as they see fit, but I will make the default behavior
> whatever the consensus ends up being.

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