Modifying the contents of a message
kent at caspia.com
Sat Jan 28 22:34:45 UTC 2012
On 1/28/2012 10:23 AM, Axel wrote:
>> When reviewing addons that modify messages, I have not known what to
>> require with respect to original message integrity. I would welcome
>> suggestions along this line.
>> But I am not the only reviewer of Thunderbird addons, and it is not
>> easy to communicate reliably requirements such as maintaining message
>> integrity to all editors.
> I would be of the same opinion. I think certain meta fields should be
> modifiable, such as keywords (tags). I think there is a requirement
> for extension editors to be able to manipulate things like subject and
> While I do not currently know too much about the technical ins and
> outs, maybe this could be done by backing up original fields in an
> appended header area; original-subject, original-threadId etc.
> Axel Grude
That is basically what I suggested (but did not require) of the addons.
IIRC one implemented the suggestion, and one did not.
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