Opened 13 years ago

Closed 13 years ago

#237 closed defect (fixed)

Forwarding RSS messages

Reported by: anonymous Owned by:
Version: 0.6.4 Keywords: RSS


When I forward a message from an RSS feed folder, then your add-on uses the from address of the rss message as the value for my "FROM" message (and marks it as virtual id). This happens not for all RSS feeds. I haven't figured out a pattern yet. But definitely that is not a desired behavior.

Change History (2)

comment:1 Changed 13 years ago by rene


currently I don't have a suitable internet connectivity to check outthe RSS functionality of Thunderbird - never used it before. I will do this in April, as soon as I can do a more detailed check I will give you some more information.

Nice regards, Rene

comment:2 Changed 13 years ago by rene

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed


with the given link ( I was able to reproduce your problem - not that I was able why Thunderbird handles for instance differently.

Anyway, thought I have found a way to detect any blog/news-feed by checking for an existing content-base header (which will be added by Thunderbird). Not sure how often this header is part of any other, usual mail, but with commit [68cb93df7ae] the header-detection is now in force - we will see how this works...

If you like, you can use a snapshot from virtual_identity-0.6.5-1-g68cb93d-tb+sm.xpi which includes this change to test - the fix will be contained in release 0.6.6

Nice regards, Rene

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