[Proj] A bit slow mail server....
support.mn at elisanet.fi
support.mn at elisanet.fi
Fri Sep 26 01:20:02 EDT 2008
About bulk deletion...
I have an old e-mail address, where I haven't been able to visit so
often and where the mass deletion of mail is difficult. At the moment
I have 28811 unread e-mails, almost 30 000. And the mail provider
is giving me an option to delete one page at a time, which is
30 e-mails at a time and I can tell you that the delete operation
it is so slow.
They are expecting me to delete 1000 pages. If each pages takes
at least 20 s to delete, due to the slow server, I would be deleting
those letters 1000 x 20 = 20 000 seconds. That is same as
20 000 / 3 600 = 5.5 hours sitting and deleting. Needless to say
that I have abandonded that mail provider and address since
long time ago. I just let it blow it's self up. (Other 30 000 e-mails
All they needed is a button that deletes everything and I could start
using that address again. Why they don't bother to test their
Regards. Janne J.
"Gerald I. Evenden" <geraldi.evenden at gmail.com> kirjoitti:
> On Thursday 25 September 2008 2:50:46 am Andrey Kiselev wrote:
> > On Tue, Sep 23, 2008 at 01:50:51PM -0400, Gerald I. Evenden wrote:
> > > > > You are lucky to get a response. I never get one for my own
> > > > > submissions and I must take it on faith that they get through.
> > > > > Some consider it unfortunate that mine do get through. ;-)
> > > >
> > > > Whether you receive copies of your own posts is determined by your
> > > > mailman preferences; follow the link in the message footer to change
> > > > them.
> > >
> > > I went through the hassle some time ago and never resolved it.
> > > Returns are enabled at the list but either gmail or Kontact throw them
> > > away if they are sent. Dunno if it is proj.4 mailer, gmail or kontact
> > > to blame.
> > It could be the a well known feature of GMail:
> > http://mail.google.com/support/bin/answer.py?hl=en-ch&answer=6588
> > Best regards,
> > Andrey
> That is probably it.
> It is hard to find a mail system that doesn't get in the way in some manner.
> I will complement gmail to the extent that I feel they do a reasonable job on
> junk mail and I rarely have to rescue a piece from the pile.
> But on the down side, they have recently made "bulk" deletion of mail almost
> Thanks for the info.
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