Draft not saved when using mailto:

RESOLVED EXPIRED

Status

Thunderbird
Message Compose Window
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critical
RESOLVED EXPIRED
13 years ago
13 years ago

People

(Reporter: Michel Alexandre Salim, Assigned: Scott MacGregor)

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Description

13 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; PPC Mac OS X Mach-O; en-US; rv:1.8b2) Gecko/20050320 Firefox/1.0+
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; PPC Mac OS X Mach-O; en-US; rv:1.8b2) Gecko/20050320 Firefox/1.0+

If the composition window is opened from a mailto: link or from using Apple's
Address Book, then File->Save As->Draft will silently fail, with nothing
actually performed. Also, if the compose window is closed before the mail is
sent, there is no pop-up window reminding the user to save as draft.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. With Thunderbird set as mail handler, type 'mailto:user@email' into location bar
2. Alternatively, use Address Book to select an address to write an email to
3. Close the compose window

Actual Results:  
Mail discarded without prompting the user to save; manually saving as draft does
not work either
(Reporter)

Comment 1

13 years ago
Correction - can't duplicate the 'Save as Draft' failure, but the user is still
not prompted to save as draft when the compose window is closed manually without
sending the email.
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Last Resolved: 13 years ago
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