#206 ✓fixreleased
mariow

Redirect message

Reported by mariow | December 29th, 2011 @ 08:41 AM

Either I cannot find the option or Mailmate is not yet able to redirect a message. It should be possible to forward a mail while preserving all headers.

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  • benny

    benny December 29th, 2011 @ 10:07 AM

    The feature is on my list. I debated such a feature with another user recently. This user also wanted to be able to edit the message before redirecting. Some (maybe most) clients allow this, but I think this is wrong behavior and I would like to at least do it in a way that guarantees that the content of the original message has not been altered.

    So my question is: Do you also edit messages when redirecting?

    By the way, related to this request is that MailMate should also display when a message has so-called Resent-headers.

  • benny

    benny December 29th, 2011 @ 10:21 AM

    • State changed from “new” to “accepted”
  • benny

    benny April 19th, 2012 @ 10:42 PM

    Good point. I don't really think there is an official standard, but I
    should both set $Redirected and display some arrow for redirected
    messages.

    (I have not yet made any progress on this request.)

  • benny

    benny January 19th, 2014 @ 04:14 PM

    • State changed from “accepted” to “fixcommitted”

    This must be one of the most often requested features in the ticket system...

    It's actually non-trivial to add this feature, but now I've done it. It required quite a lot of changes and therefore it is only available via a direct download at the moment. You can fetch it here. Any bugs would likely also affect regular replies or new messages. Feedback is welcome.

    Quick description:

    • New menu item: “Message ▸ Redirect” (⌥⌘E).
    • New custom key binding: redirectMessage:
    • Specialized composer window which allow editing (Resent-)From/To/Cc/Bcc of the redirected message. The message is displayed below the headers and the headers view can be updated by hitting Save (⌘S).
    • The composer does now allow editing the body of the message (because it is wrong to do so).
    • Composer window still allows editing “Send Later” and “Tags”.
    • MailMate also adds Resent-Date and Resent-Message-ID to the redirected message.

    Feedback is welcome. You can review the the resent headers of the raw message using “View ▸ Show Raw Message”.

    @mariow: I'm sorry you had to wait this long :-)

  • benny

    benny October 15th, 2014 @ 03:32 PM

    • State changed from “fixcommitted” to “fixreleased”

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