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Make Gmail automatically delete email after 30 days.
Authored by: astrosmash on May 27, '08 12:16:02PM

I don't understand the point of this. Why would you want to delete mail in your virtually-unlimited GMail account? Are you worried it would fill up?

I use Mail.app to backup my Gmail account using POP3, and the only trick is to ensure the "leave mail on server" option is not checked, as mentioned in this hint, otherwise things start getting really slow after a few thousand messages. But when Mail.app deletes a message over POP3, it isn't trashed in Gmail, it's simply removed from the POP3 queue so Mail.app doesn't have to keep processing it.



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