User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.5) Gecko/20031007 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.5) Gecko/20031007 When retrieving mail the program sucessfully completes logging into the mail server, determines how many messages are pending, and begins to download them. If it's the first or a subsequent message, when the program encounters an unexpected condition, it just sits there and does nothing. Using Eudora (ver. 6.0) to retrieve the same batch of messages it is sucessful; however, it alerts the user of a "task error". Looking at that last message, Eudora displays "No Sender, No Subject". Mozilla should be tolerant of "buggered up" messages. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1.Launch mail handler. 2.Sit back and wait for a bum message. 3. Actual Results: The mail handler stalled when it hit a bad message. Expected Results: As with Eudora, indicate to the user that an error was detected; but then go on and continue the retrieval.
What server do you use, POP3 or IMAP? Please set the Component according to your server. Is the "corruption" of the message really no sender and/or no subject? If you look at the message source in Eudora you should see what's missing.
*** Bug 278354 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
do you have a virus checker installed? virus checkers can get in the way and simply stop sending data to the pop3 code when they see a malformed message like this.
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