Re: kmail no longer setting message-ID?
On Fri, Dec 27, 2002 at 08:10:27PM +0100, Hendrik Sattler wrote:
> No, its an optional setting with default to "off"
where did you find it? i'm unable to do so with current HEAD.
> because the kmail programmers realized (back in KDE2.2.2) that not the
> MUA is responsible for the Message-ID but the first MTA.
nonsense. this would cancel any sensible threading of your own messages.
heuristic methods as somebody else suggested are time-consuming and
error-prone. therefore all useful muas generate msgids themselves. true
is that the mta should set an msgid if it is missing - but it should not
be missing in the first place.
> 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).
that's a pretty weak argument. the probability of a clash is simply
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