[Users] avoiding claws-mail special headers in sent messages files

Colin Leroy colin at colino.net
Mon Dec 19 20:11:29 CET 2011

On 18 December 2011 at 07h30, Zibeli Aton wrote:


> As a messy alternative, is any harm likely to 
> occur if I just delete all header lines up to and including the 
> "X-Claws-End-Special-Headers" line from the Sent items via a 
> post-processing rule executing an external script?  These headers
> appear to contain primarily information about the options that were
> used in composing the message, and I have no particular interest in
> keeping track of that, but I'm not sure if that is their only
> function.

Yes, it's their only function and yes, you can drop everything up to
X-Claws-End-Special-Headers, all our special headers end there.

We use them to allow re-editing of sent/queued/draft message with the
same options.

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