[Bug 30201] Re: Return Receipt's prompt before allowing the mail to be read.

KarlGoetz karl at kgoetz.id.au
Wed Nov 26 21:38:19 UTC 2008

trimmed a bit

> 1) Receipts are not there to notify when users open mail but that
> they have (or at least could) read it
> 2) If allowing or disallowing the receipt is not done systematically, 
> but on user request, what else could it OBVIOUSLY depend on than ON
> THE CONTENTS, contrary to what you say?
> 3) Have you ever compared with other MUAs? 

I agree with these points.

> 4) How can an OBVIOUS bug be incomplete?
> 5) Ubuntu requests its users to report bugs to Ubuntu and nothing
> else. Please be organized to have that information circulating where
> it should to get the problem solved and, most importantly, so that
> programmers can ask reporters about more details they need.
> 6) Improving Ubuntu is not eliminating bugs from the database after
> 60 days but correcting them.

(while i agree) not relevant to moving this bug forward.

> 7) Alexander Sack, you should THINK before repeatedly destroying the 
> work that volunteers have done after a deep analysis of the problem.
> This is too much. If this bug is not returned to the status Hilario
> J. Montoliu set it, I will definitely stop cooperating with Ubuntu
> and I will report why.
> I have respect for volunteering, so I wish reporters' and triagers'
> work wasn't destroyed.

This is just a rant, and not helpful in making someone else *want* to
fix a bug.
Please save such rants for your website :) (or your launchpad page, if
you feel so inclined).


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