[Dovecot] Can we know when a user read our email?

Michael Orlitzky michael at orlitzky.com
Sun Jun 3 20:21:56 EEST 2012

On 06/03/12 12:06, Robert Schetterer wrote:
> Am 03.06.2012 16:24, schrieb Michael Orlitzky:
>> I for one think the plugin is a good idea.
> what the hell , should the plugin do and how ?
> there is smtp dsn, nothing more makes sense
> looking to the thread subject , you need to have new internet standard
> called
> "braindump over tcp"
> this doesnt exist on exchange too
> mail is smtp, dovecot is no smtp server

You could trigger on the 'seen' flag, and Dovecot is more than capable
of generating messages, especially to mailboxes under its control (see:

But... who cares? The worst possible thing that can happen is that he
writes it and makes his customers happy and you pretend it doesn't exist.

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