[imp] Send a return receipt

Michael M Slusarz slusarz at horde.org
Wed Apr 26 10:38:48 PDT 2006

Quoting "erno at birosag.hu" <erno at birosag.hu>:

> Hello,
> I have a problem with Horde/imp when trying to request a return receipt.
> I sent a mail from one account to another with 'Request a Read
> Receipt' and 'Request Delivery Confirmation' but opening the message
> with Imp none of them was sent back.
> There was no pop-up window or sg. Is it normal?
> After I tried to connect with another IMAP client (Thunderbird) and it
> asked me to send the read receipt back or not.
> I tried to search for the answere but I only found read receipts
> related topics from 2000-2001.

All current versions of IMP (I believe IMP 4.1+) correctly handle the  
RFC-complaint ways of requesting (and then sending) read receipts.

delivery confirmations are handled at the MTA level so there is  
nothing IMP (as a MUA) can do about that.


Michael Slusarz [slusarz at horde.org]

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