I have by now compiled the current version from source (which works),
but also had sending as well as receiving fail silently at some point
when using the official version.

While the problem was obvious in my case, I also think this is a really
serious bug since it can result in very bad outcomes socially.

On 22.09.2016 12:41, Eloi wrote:
> Just noticed that for almost two weeks all my outgoing mail using the
> OAuth2 account mentioned on my previous mail silently failed to deliver.
> While retrieving mail showed an error so it was obvious that something
> wasn't right, the fact that outgoing mail is not being actually sent
> *without* any kind of warning is quite annoying. Adding to the fact that
> the OAuth2 account is what I use for work, this resulted in quite angry
> customers complaining about my lack of response.
> The same workaround for retireving mail lets outgoing mail to deliver at
> last: configuring GMail to accept unsecure passwords and changing
> authentication from OAuth2 to plain passwords.
> Due to the silent nature of this issue and its implications, IMHO the
> severity of this bug should be raised.

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