Story: The POP3 protocol class requests an XSENDER and gets one by the server. /1/ The server capabilities are initially hard wired to TRUE. This may be offending for some systems that do not implement the unofficial XSENDER extension. /2/ The nsPop3Protocol sets the MSG_FLAG_SENDER_AUTHED (0x200) X-Mozilla-Status flag, but I found no location in the UI code, where this flag is used. /3/ There is an interface (m_nsIPop3Sink->SetSenderAuthedFlag()), but it is called only once to *clear* the member flag, when the From-Header appears. /4/ After all, the authenticated sender in the XSENDER reply is not used (stored and retrieved) at all. It is stored into m_senderInfo but not passed to the nsPop3Sink object. After all, the concept of XSENDER seems to be somewhat useless at this point.
*** Bug 67780 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
related/dup of bug 27191 "Would like X-Sender functionality similar to Communicator 4.7"
Dupe because its an argument on whether or not it should be implemented *** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 27191 ***
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 17 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
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