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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7) Gecko/20040615 Firefox/0.9 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7) Gecko/20040615 Firefox/0.9 This is similar to 216755, 232252, and 243184 but this situation seems to warrant its own bug. Basically, I found it when composing an email with my "From" identity set to an IMAP account that my ISP disabled. I went to close the email and was prompted to save which I tried to do. It tried to login to the IMAP server to store the message in the drafts folder. I was prompted with a login box, but my credentials were not accepted, so when re-prompted with the login box again I clicked cancel and the message was dropped/lost/disappeared. I should have gotten the opportunity to return to the message and select a different identity to save into or save it manually (Save as...). Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. compose an email using an identity that will prompt for credentials upon draft save 2. induce a draft save 3. click cancel in the credentials/login box Actual Results: message lost forever Expected Results: Given me back my message window where I could: 1) choose another identity and try to save draft there OR 2) file->save as... to manually save the message somewhere OR 3) copy the text to the clipboard or otherwise preserve it without Tbird assistance version 0.7 (20040615)
Created attachment 152837 [details] Ethereal trace of IMAP activity during reproduction of bug I took a trace while reproducing this bug. Here were the exact steps I used (and traced during these exact steps): -create new mail account using bogus credentials: username: 7777qqqq protocol: IMAP server: pop.charter.net -compose new mail using that identity -enter anything in subject -attempt to close compose window -when prompted, select "save" of message -select "cancel" to first login prompt -select "cancel" to next login prompt -message window disappears
(In reply to comment #1) > -select "cancel" to first login prompt > -select "cancel" to next login prompt Perhaps a separate bug, but why do I get prompted for login again if I've cancelled the first time? I can see if I tried to login and failed, but cancel is me actively requesting to "forget about it". Also, I wanted to add that I reproduced this one on 0.7.1. thanks! Brett
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Bug still appears in Thunderbird 1.0.6. I just reproduced it by following the steps in comment #1.
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(In reply to comment #4) > Bug still appears in Thunderbird 1.0.6. I just reproduced it by following the > steps in comment #1. Bug still appears in Thunderbird 220.127.116.11. Same steps as comment 1.
are you game to try a beta version? http://www.mozillamessaging.com/en-US/thunderbird/early_releases/ they are stable, but backup your profile before using
(In reply to comment #7) > are you game to try a beta version? > http://www.mozillamessaging.com/en-US/thunderbird/early_releases/ > they are stable, but backup your profile before using OK, tried 3.0b2 on Linux (same OS as all former tries), using steps from comment 1: -compose new mail using that identity -enter anything in subject -attempt to close compose window -when prompted, select "save" of message here, instead of displaying a login prompt, the message sits forever with the "Copying message to Drafts folder..." displayed in the status bar. Keep in mind this was a bogus account, never authenticated between the add of the acct and the compose of the mail. I can try to close the window again, at which point it offers me the option to continue waiting or force quit. The former puts me back at the infinite wait for draft save and the latter does discard the message (as expected).
Thunderbird deletes draft message when unable to send Problem: - I write a message, complete with "to" addresses, subject field, email body (text only) - I save the message, which then appears in the "Draft" folder - I click on "Send" - a dialog pops up saying the imap server is not available - I click "Cancel" - the message window closes, the message is deleted from the draft folder - I loose the content of the message. Expected behaviour: failure to send a message should - automatically save it to the draft folder if it is not already there - not delete it from the draft folder if it was already saved. Thunderbird 52.5.2 (64 bits), Archlinux.
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