thunderbird deletes the mail from pop server.

Reported by Amit Gholap on 2005-11-14
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Mozilla Thunderbird
mozilla-thunderbird (Ubuntu)
Alexander Sack

Bug Description

1. configure your yahoo account in the thunderbird.
2. keep the "server settings" to "leave message on server" and "until i move or
delete them from inbox".
3. send mail to the yahoo account.
4. you will get the mail in the thunderbird inbox.
5. read the mail - dont move or delete it from inbox.
6. open firefox and check the yahoo account.

expected result:
- mail should be present in the yahoo account.

actual result:
- mail is deleted from the main yahoo account.

KarlGoetz (kgoetz) wrote :

Hi Amit, thanks for your report.
Is this bug still present in Thunderbird? the version in dapper is If you could test with that it would be very helpfull :)
If this is no longer a problem, feel free to close the bug.

Amit Gholap (subscrive) wrote :


I dont plan to move to drapper.
I am using 5.10 and am quite happy with it.

Pl backport the fix.


Amit Gholap (subscrive) wrote :

Looking at the bugs present in the latest "enterprise-ready" 6.06, I will definitly stick to 5.10.



KarlGoetz (kgoetz) wrote :

No worries. hopefully someone else can confirm this issue.

Amit Gholap (subscrive) wrote :

Irrespective of confirm on Drapper, pl check it on 5.10 + all the hotfix and then port the fix from drapper/latest TB to TB that's given in 5.10.


Amit Gholap (subscrive) wrote :

Btw I confrim that its present on 5.10. Please tell me what else to confirm.

KarlGoetz (kgoetz) wrote :

changing status as Amit says he can confirm it.

Changed in mozilla-thunderbird:
status: Unconfirmed → Confirmed
Alexander Sack (asac) wrote :

Do you still see this problem, Amit?

Changed in mozilla-thunderbird:
assignee: adconrad → asac
status: Confirmed → Needs Info
शंतनू (shantanoo) wrote :

No issues found with following:
mozilla-thunderbird version
using pop3 on gmx.net

(do not have yahoo's pop3 paid access)

Amit Gholap (subscrive) wrote :

Since Shantanoo confirms that the bug isn't reproducible, please close it.

Changed in mozilla-thunderbird:
status: Needs Info → Rejected
Changed in thunderbird:
status: Unconfirmed → Rejected
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