[horde] To: and From: formatting problem

Michael M Slusarz slusarz at horde.org
Wed Mar 1 08:14:28 PST 2006

Quoting Eric Jon Rostetter <eric.rostetter at physics.utexas.edu>:

> Quoting Chris <bsd at 1command.com>:
>>  From colmn, it shows To:<who I sent it to> *instesd* of who
>> (me in this case) sent it. It *does* properly show who sent
>> mail to me for all others who sent me eMail. It only shows incorrectly
>> if the eMail was from myself. Has anyone else experienced this?
> Everyone.  This is the intended behaviour.
> If you are sending the mail, then presumably you know who it is from.
> What good is a listing that shows lots of e-mail from yourself?  It is
> generally much more informative to show who you sent the mail to than
> to show only that you sent it.
> This feature is particularly important/useful in the "sent-mail" type
> folders, where all the mail is from you. :)
> Doing this used to be a no-brainer.  Now that Horde/IMP allow multiple
> identities, one could argue it might be nice to see which identity sent
> the mails (i.e. show the From: address instead of the To: address).  This
> would probably only be useful if you had a lot of identities and routinely
> CC yourself though.  Someone might propose making this configurable for
> that reason, though I still doubt the usefulness of showing the From: when
> it is from yourself...

This might be relevant information to put in the tooltip.


Michael Slusarz [slusarz at horde.org]

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