[MlMt] Trouble with signatures based on history

Benny Kjær Nielsen mailinglist at freron.com
Sun Jul 21 10:49:38 EDT 2019

On 9 Jul 2019, at 15:52, Adam Liter wrote:

>> In MailMate, the choice of default signature is based on the main 
>> recipient of the email rather than the account/identity used. 
>> MailMate looks for the most recent email to the same recipient and 
>> reuses the choice of signature.
> However, I realized that the problem is that I never actually select 
> "No signature" from the dropdown "Signature" menu in the composer. 
> Instead, I usually just delete the signature manually, and so it seems 
> that MailMate does not actually register that as sending an email with 
> no signature, so future emails are still populated with a default 
> signature, even though I have sent many emails without a signature to 
> that recipient on that computer.
> I'm not sure if this is the intended behavior? I'm not sure how hard 
> it would be to detect if the user has manually deleted the signature 
> rather than selecting "No signature" from the dropdown menu.

It is not intentional. MailMate does not always correctly detect when 
the signature has disappeared (or reappears) without using the menu 
items. It's on my todo to improve this when I, some day, improve on 
various other signature-related issues.

> Anyway, thanks for the response and for the great email client!



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