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Re: kmail no longer setting message-ID?

On Fri, 27 Dec 2002, Hendrik Sattler wrote:

> No, its an optional setting with default to "off" because the kmail
> programmers realized (back in KDE2.2.2) that not the MUA is responsible for
> the Message-ID but the first MTA. Why? Because all dial-up computers create
> non-unique Message-ID because it cannot be assured that the servername part
> of the Message-ID is unique (mostly, a local dummy name is chosen).
> Unfortunately, some use local MTAs with locale names and the same thing
> happens.

Um interesting. That also means, that by default one won't be able to
sync draft messages and the like (mailsync is relying on msg-ids for
synchronizations sake)

         Tomas Pospisek
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