On Sun, Dec 14, 2008 at 12:10:19AM +0200, Giorgos Keramidas wrote: > On Sat, 13 Dec 2008 13:50:53 -0800, Gary Kline <kl...@thought.org> wrote: > > guys, > > > > i did something to evolution (or mail) so it sends a "your mail was > > opened on u...@foo.com". i've been hunting thru the mutt docs; i do > > not see how to get a similar ack from mutt as evo. is there, perhaps > > a sendmail.[cf|mc] way lost in the reams of pages in my sendmail book? > > [2 da ago i send cold-call mail to a few experts; one at least read my > > paragraph. i'd like to know at least that my mail arr and hopefully > > was glanced at!] > > I don't think there's a way to *force* the recipients of your messages > to reply whenever they read a post. Your MUA can "ask" for this sort of > 'email receipt', but the recipient can always ignore it.
certainly. > > My mailers always ignore this sort of mis-feature, for instance, because > I consider it a violation of my privacy. Whenever I get one of these > ``call home'' emails, I can't help but think: > > ``Why would you want to know that I woke up in the middle of the night, > fired up Emacs, read a few qmail messages, but then thought it best to > keep sleeping rather than reply to your message?'' > > Having said that, you can configure _your_ mutt instance to send DSN > replies. Look for the dsn_notify and dsn_return options in the manual > of Mutt. > AH, alright; i shall look, thanx. and i promise never to expect *anyone* to 1) respond instantaneously, or 2) to even respond. nonetheless, it'd be nice to know that "professor life-or-death" GOT my message. or maybe it was a cat-on-keyboard..... ok. it's set up. now at least i know if the mail got to the other end. no delay,failure. thank you, gary -- Gary Kline kl...@thought.org http://www.thought.org Public Service Unix http://jottings.thought.org http://transfinite.thought.org The 2.12a release of Jottings: http://jottings.thought.org/index.php _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"