Return receipts are not handled #129

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protz opened this Issue Dec 1, 2010 · 4 comments

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@protz
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Workaround is to hit more > view message using standard reader.

@protz
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The problem is twofold.

  • Requesting return receipts depending on the preferences and / or the composition parameters: that's commit 7e2284a
  • Sending return receipts to people who send a message to the user. That's not implemented yet. Thoughts below.

http://mxr.mozilla.org/comm-central/source/mail/base/content/msgHdrViewOverlay.js#649
http://mxr.mozilla.org/comm-central/source/mail/base/content/mailWindowOverlay.js#2906

aUrl is a nsIMsgMailNewsUrl which seems to have a mimeHeaders property http://mxr.mozilla.org/comm-central/source/mailnews/base/public/nsIMsgMailNewsUrl.idl#97 which we could pass to the nsIMsgMdnGenerator...

@protz
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The main issue is that this is a separate header (the one that tells that a delivery notification has been request) that gloda messages don't know about, so we would need to write a gloda plugin for that as well...

@janmatyas

Workaround (2y old) is useless since I don't want to send read confirmation (bad habit I know, but sometimes useful) and it's send automatically when I view the message in Conversation (which is immediately in Message Pane)... Is there another way around?

@protz
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Fixing that problem to this day still requires significant rework on the Thunderbird side, so unfortunately there is no other way around...

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