All Mail folder on GMail accounts refills in Thunderbird

Steve Matzura

I delete   the contents of the "All Mail" folder inside the "GMail" folder for Gmail accounts in  Thunderbird, but every time I open that folder, it refills with over twelve hundred recent messages. To quote the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, what's going on, and is there any way of stopping it? One twold think that when one deletes something, it stays deleted. Apparently not so with Gmail and the "All Mail" folder.

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