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Thunderbird sends receipts when browsing old mails



5 months ago
4 months ago


(Reporter: Kire Dyfvelsten, Unassigned)


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5 months ago
User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; WOW64; rv:53.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/53.0
Build ID: 20170413192749

Steps to reproduce:

browsing trough old mails (read marked in other client) on an IMAP folder.

Actual results:

Thunderbird sends a new receipts

Expected results:

Since the mails are already marked as read, TB should not send another receipt
Is this with Thunderbird 52?

ref bug 1321219
Flags: needinfo?(kire.dyfvelsten)

Comment 2

5 months ago
yes and 4x
Flags: needinfo?(kire.dyfvelsten)

Comment 3

5 months ago
(In reply to Kire Dyfvelsten from comment #0)
> Since the mails are already marked as read, TB should not send another
> receipt
I don't think this expectation is right. If the sender requested a receipt, TB will prompt or send the receipt regardless of whether the e-mail was read.

Comment 4

5 months ago
Windows Live Mail or Outlook has allready sent an receipt for those messages, i dont know if there is something else one could look at, else than the read flag...
Many of our users has several years old imap folders.. and they sometimes have to re-read a message later. and that should not trigger a new receipt. 
A "workoround" could be that it only sends reciepts from the inbox folder?
Joe do you have experience in this area?
Flags: needinfo?(jsabash)

Comment 6

4 months ago
My main "work" email is pop3, and the occasional request for receipt seems to work fine.
Flags: needinfo?(jsabash)
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