Email goes to Outbox
stevenvollom at sbcglobal.net
Sat Dec 13 01:10:16 UTC 2008
> First of all Steven, I think you ought to go easy on assuming (and
> reporting) that everything you see is a bug. It kind of rubs the wrong way
> when I (and a lot of others) have been using Kmail for over 8 years and
> have seen very few problems if any.
Since that was the very first time I have even suggested the possibility of a
bug in any Linux package, I would like you to copy and paste evidence of what
you just said to this forum. Additionally, I did not assume nor report a
bug, I said thought there may be a bug. I do not presume that much
knowledge, it just appeared a possibility.
And when I knew that I never included any Sbcglobal.net identity for anything
in any mail program, it looked like the possibility existed that an
instruction which may work without problem in most cases, might work
differently if a persons email address <stevenvollom at sbcglobal.net> differed
from an account name of<att.yahoo.com>
Your 8 years + is the reason I came to you. I assure you I will never do
anything, on purpose that hurts the reputation of Kubuntu or KDE. Without
them I could not have a computer. I was sincere in my evaluation of a
potential bug; if a reality, I would think it important to acknowledge and
Perhaps you can give me an example of me thinking I am wise in the use of
Linux or able to be a teacher. I know that has never happened, because I do
not believe that; and I try to be exactly accurate in everything I say. If
you don't like me and are trying to pick a fight, it won't work. Before I
will hurt this forum that has blessed my life so much, I will discontinue
> First assume it is something you either misunderstand or have done wrong.
> Sorry, but that would probably over 95% of your 'situations'.
In my opinion, more like 99.999% true.
> Sending failed:
> Connection to host smtp.att.yahoo.com is broken.
> The message will stay in the 'outbox' folder until you either fix the
> problem (e.g. a broken address) or remove the message from the 'outbox'
> folder. The following transport protocol was used:
This is information placed in a box with an OK at the bottom that the computer
generated, not something I wrote from my intelligence.
>Sbcglobal.net is the NAME you gave to
> this particular 'sending account'
That is simply not true. I don't mean any disrespect, but I have never named
my account Sbcglobal.net. I named it Studio25, and always have for about 15
> > Notice that the transport protocol is indicated as Sbcglobal.net.
It was because I noticed that that I wrote of a possible problem. I never did
name it Sbcglobal.net, so I did not understand where that came from. And
just because I don't agree with you, doesn't mean I am not still wrong, I
just don't know how, or what I may have mis-entered.
I went over the configuration several times before I wrote the post, because
it is embarrassing to be wrong so much as I am. I also thought if
Sbcglobal.net was the correct name, somehow the fact that the computer
generated message included the name with a capital 'S', might make a
difference. I am aware that Linux is very case sensitive.
> So either this account is flakey (it sometimes works) or if it doesn't work
> at all you have probably supplied the wrong connection information.
Not having your experience, I copied the configuration directly from working
configuration on my Thunderbird account. Then I answered and repeated that
fact more than one half dozen to other kind helpers from the List in their
response to my post.
Strange, but it is common for people to complain about my self-deprecation,
you are among the rarest of people to suggest, for lack of a more appropriate
word, arrogance. Maybe ' know-it-all' is what you are trying to say. I
sincerely have never had feelings of self worth that would justify that.
Since I want you to see exactly what is written, I will send a png to your
private account and will retain a copy for any who read this upon request.
> Provide the right information and learn what you are doing.
I doubt you ever tried harder to do what you just told me. I am on a 20 hour
day trying to do just that. I am not gifted intellectually, so it is
probably more difficult for me than it would be for you, but I would be happy
to provide you screen prints of the configuration of every page of my Kmail
client, if that would satisfy your accusations.
I apologize to the List, however, the only thing that can raise my dander is
false accusation. I don't do it to anyone. For some reason it is difficult
for me to back off when it happens to me. I love this List, and even mostly
respect the author of this criticism. He contributes a lot for the benefit
of others. I cannot think of anything I have said or done on this forum that
could offend anyone. If I have, I sincerely apologize.
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