[imp] Send a return receipt

erno@birosag.hu erno at birosag.hu
Thu Apr 27 05:02:17 PDT 2006

Dear Michael,

Delivery Confirmation is not required for us, just won't work. It's not a problem because this system will send mails for itself.
Today I downloaded the latest stable version of Imp but I couldn't resolve the problem.
In the end I tried Squirrel mail, and this function worked fine, I got a pop-up window immediately.
Can I configure something somewhere about read receipts?
Maybe I misconfigured it.  


Date: Wed, 26 Apr 2006 11:38:48 -0600
From: Michael M Slusarz <slusarz at horde.org>
Subject: Re: [imp] Send a return receipt
To: imp at lists.horde.org
Message-ID: <20060426113848.bxvknnojqos4w0k8 at bigworm.curecanti.org>
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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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