Closed Bug 226877 Opened 19 years ago Closed 11 years ago

Cannot move (drag) attached mail (message/rfc822) to mail folders


(Thunderbird :: Mail Window Front End, enhancement)

Not set


(Not tracked)



(Reporter: rune, Unassigned)


(Blocks 1 open bug)


User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.5a) Gecko/20030728 Mozilla Firebird/0.6.1
Build Identifier: Mozilla Thunderbird 0.3 (20031013)

If an rfc822 message is attached in another message, the attached message
cannot be dragged-and-dropped to a folder. 

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Spam mail detected by Spamassassin 2.60, which attaches the original message
to the "spam report".
2. Spam mail opened, either in the lower pan or double-clicked to open as a new
3a. Attached message dragged to a folder.
3b. Double-click attached message and select from menue Message -> Copy -> ..
Actual Results:  
Message is not copied to folder

Expected Results:  
A copy of the attached message should be stored in the selected destination folder.

Selected parts from a message used to test this (non-working) feature:

Subject: [SPAM] SV: PC-interface
Date: Sun, 23 Nov 2003 19:02:18 +0100
Message-Id: <000c01c3b1eb$ef4c45d0$381e72d5@dittfz4sa8c9am>
X-Spam-Flag: YES
X-Spam-Status: Yes, hits=2.5 required=2.0 tests=RCVD_IN_DYNABLOCK 
	autolearn=no version=2.60
MIME-Version: 1.0
Content-Type: multipart/mixed; boundary="----------=_3FC0F63C.EBBD66ED"

This is a multi-part message in MIME format.

Content-Type: text/plain
Content-Disposition: inline
Content-Transfer-Encoding: 8bit

Spam detection software, running on the system "", has
identified this incoming email as possible spam.  The original message
has been attached to this so you can view it (if it isn't spam) or block
similar future email.  If you have any questions, see
the administrator of that system for details.


Content-Type: message/rfc822; x-spam-type=original
Content-Description: original message before SpamAssassin
Content-Disposition: inline
Content-Transfer-Encoding: 8bit

Subject: SV: PC-interface
Date: Sun, 23 Nov 2003 19:02:18 +0100
Message-ID: <000c01c3b1eb$ef4c45d0$381e72d5@dittfz4sa8c9am>
MIME-Version: 1.0
Content-Type: text/plain;
X-Priority: 3 (Normal)
X-MSMail-Priority: Normal
X-Mailer: Microsoft Outlook, Build 10.0.2627
X-MIMEOLE: Produced By Microsoft MimeOLE V6.00.2727.1300
Importance: Normal
In-Reply-To: <>
Content-Transfer-Encoding: 8bit
X-MIME-Autoconverted: from quoted-printable to 8bit by id


*** Bug 232519 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
This is not specific to IMAP.

Seamonkey bug 11013.
Severity: normal → enhancement
OS: Windows XP → All
Hardware: PC → All
Summary: Cannot move attached mail to IMAP folder → Cannot move (drag) attached mail (message/rfc822) to mail folders
*** Bug 249750 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
*** Bug 259709 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
*** Bug 260556 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
This, and 224967, are the two most important issues preventing me from switching
from Outlook Express. 

I would like to be able to save to a folder the message at the end of a chain of
fowarded messages.
Any progress possible on this?
Blocks: 269826
No longer depends on: 269826
Would love to see this, but obviously too late for TB 2.
*** Bug 347647 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
I think this is related to bug 361882.
QA Contact: front-end
Closed: 11 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Duplicate of bug: 11013
Please vote for bug 11013 if you're still interested in this feature.
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