KMAIL: Cant send email without a "TO" address

c. marlow chris at
Sat Mar 29 17:51:35 UTC 2014

On Saturday, March 29, 2014 09:05:15 A Steve Riley wrote:
> On 2014-03-29 at 09:53, c. marlow <chris at> wrote:
> > Question, in KMAIL I cannot send a email without putting a email address
> > in
> > the to: line. I normally BCC everyone but I noticed if I click send
> > nothing
> > happens but as soon as I put someone in the TO line, it closes the email
> > and sends it... Why and is there a way to change that?
> According to RFC 5322, the only required header fields are origination date
> and origination address. All others are optional.
> Here, my KMail prompts me if I leave the "To:" field blank. A dialog says,
> "To: field is empty. Send message anyway?" If I click "Yes," the message is
> delivered normally.
> ...Steve

ahhh ok steve.. I always hit CANCEL and use my ISP email address in the TO 
line even though I dont use that address for anything other than billing 
statements from my ISP just to satisfy KMAIL to stop nagging that there is 
nothing in the TO: line.  And it sends fine then.

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