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What tells you it's sending return receipts?
Authored by: hamarkus on Oct 26, '04 05:56:23AM

What tells you that Mail is sending return receipts? I interpret that list as the one Mail uses for address auto-completion, with Mail simply collecting all E-mail addresses it can get hold of, i.e. all those you have sent E-mails to and all those you received E-mail from.

And I can tell you that this panel has been in Mail for quite some time. It even predates the brushed metall Addressbook, which should mean it's been in there since 10.1 at least.

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What tells you it's sending return receipts?
Authored by: NeutronMonk on Oct 26, '04 02:09:10PM

I set up a Hotmail account on my win box to test this- Outlook has the capability for requesting receipts. Sure enough- the return receipt address showed up in the "Previous Recipients" folder on my mac, and my win box went "ding"!

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I could not reproduce this w/ Netscape 4.7 nor Exchange WebAccess receipts
Authored by: hamarkus on Nov 20, '04 07:48:06AM

Using Netscape 4.7 under Classic, the only e-mail client I have installed than can ask for return receipts, and the MS Exchange WebAccess I sent e-mails to myself asking for a receipt. Opened it in Mail. Nothing happened. Opened in Netscape 4.7 and agreed to send a receipt via a dialogue box. Received a return receipts downloaded both by Mail and Netscape.

So, return receipts at least those asked for by Netscape 4.7 and Exchange WebAccess are not sent by Mail.

There is a second kind of receipt, delivery receipts, for which Exchange WebAccess can ask for. These, however, are sent out by the mail server itself, accnowledging the existance and functioning of the e-mail account.

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