User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux x86_64; en-US; rv:184.108.40.206) Gecko/2009061118 Fedora/3.0.11-1.fc9 Firefox/3.0.11 Build Identifier: version 0.9 build 2008092321 When declining a meeting invitation there is no provision for sending a short comment. It's often customary to offer a reason/excuse for not attending an event. One must reply to the original message to explain, resulting in multiple responses from each non-attendee. Evolution provides this feature and I believe Outlook does too. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Receive a meeting invitation 2. Click [Decline] button Actual Results: Meeting request response options are comprised of 3 buttons in a bar across the top of the message. Only options are [Accept], [Decline], [Tentative]. After clicking [Decline] button the confirmation dialog appears with a checkbox to support Outlook 2000/2002/XP. After clicking [OK] to confirm, notification emails are sent. Expected Results: Many users would like the option to offer a short explanation why they cannot attend an event.Those who are switching from Outlook or Evolution will expect this behavior.
See related Bug 433848.
Sorry, my search didn't turn up that one. Fixing Bug 433848 should satisfy this one. It doesn't look like there has been any real activity on it for almost a year, though. Other related bugs referenced seem to center around a discussion of attachments. Why not return the previous behavior, offering a compose window, then decide about attachments? Bug 404050 even has a patch but but it has been deferred until related Bug 463402 is resolved. These should not block this bug IMO. While it may be inconvenient to have to click the Send button, it is even more inconvenient to have no options. Thanks for the great plug-in, though. :-)
bug 433848 needs some Thunderbird API fixes, but given all the other bugs that need fixing, I think thats the best we can do at the moment. I'd like to see bug 433848 fixed too though.