[RCD] Mail-Followup-To support

Daniel Faber mail at daniel-faber.de
Fri Mar 13 19:53:18 CET 2009

Hello Devs,

I just like to remind you of my Mail-Followup-To/Mail-Reply-To patch ;)

As posted to the bug tracker [1], MFT/MRT-support consists of four

* Respect MFT / MRT when replying to a message that contains these
* When viewing a message that contains these headers, show them.
  This is not absolutely required, but makes reply behaviour more
* When composing a new message it should be possible to set these
  headers. I'd prefer the same way it is already possible to set
* Let RoundCube automatically set MFT in outgoing messages according to
  a list of subscribed mailing list that can be configured by the user.

The patch I attached to the ticked solves item 1.  This is useful even
without the other items so I'd be glad if you take a look at it.

For general information about Mail-Followup-To please read [2].  You may
also like to read Mozilla Bug 204339 [3] since there was a large
discussion about usefulness of MFT.

For Item 2 I have another patch that I attached to the ticked today.

If Mail-Reply-To is is present, Reply-To gets hidden, because MRT
overrides Reply-To.  This keeps header view simpler.


[1] http://trac.roundcube.net/ticket/1485547
[2] http://cr.yp.to/proto/replyto.html
[3] https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=204339

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