[Users] [Bug 3889] address and quoted message inconsistent in reply

Michal Suchánek msuchanek at suse.de
Tue Sep 18 13:50:15 CEST 2018

On Thu, 13 Sep 2018 11:23:28 -0000
Paul <claws at thewildbeast.co.uk> wrote:

> On Thu, 13 Sep 2018 13:15:29 +0200
> Michal Suchánek <msuchanek at suse.de> wrote: 
> > Don't understand what you are saying. Can you say what is the
> > behaviour expected by you in detail? Also how does it work with
> > reply-all?
> > 
> > Either way the code as is is bogus. It coalesces information from
> > multiple messages to create an addressee list which is clearly
> > bogus.
> > 
> > It pretends to reply to one message while quoting another which is
> > clearly bogus as well.
> No need to reply to me and the mailing list - you have to be
> subscribed to post, so just reply to the mailing list.

AFAICT claws does not have per-list reply settings so I use reply-all
all the time which works with all lists.

> Be aware that I agree that right-clicking a message and choosing
> reply should reply to that right-clicked message.
> The suse patch was no good, as it fixed one thing and broke a couple
> others. It needs to fix the issue without breaking anything else,
> (obviously!).

It fixes sending mail to random people unrelated to the message which
can be considered security issue. On the other hand it breaks some
features in an obvious and easy to workaround way. I would say it's an



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