When do you empty your trash mailbox?

Stephen D. Williams sdw@lig.net
Thu, 17 Jan 2002 20:23:20 -0500


Wow, how primitive!

Why don't you find and use an imap server!  I access email from several 
different computers and I use access to way more than 600MB of archives. 
;-)  After purging a few months ago and selective compression, my email 
archive is about 3GB.  It'd still fit on a DVD-R.

sdw

Rodent of Unusual Size wrote:

>Udhay Shankar N wrote:
>
>>What is the frequency of emptying and fillup for you folks?
>>
>
>Every day I put about 600MB on CD and take it in to work.
>At the end of the day I put the updated 600MB on CD and
>take it home.  So I empty my trash at least twice a day.
>It's not uncommon for me to do it more often if I've
>gotten a lot of mail; I use Netscrape and when it crashes
>it often 'forgets' that it deleted or moved mail out of the
>inbox.  Compressing the folders and emptying the trash
>keeps recovery effort to a minimum..
>