[MlMt] note or subject modification

aisrael alain.israel at pasteur.fr
Sun Feb 5 13:15:21 EST 2023

I would have nothing against a Note feature, even if restricted to 
Mailmate, but I guess there are more important things to implement.
You mention side effects of the automation procedure :what are they?


On 5 Feb 2023, at 14:06, Benny Kjær Nielsen wrote:

> On 5 Feb 2023, at 13:21, aisrael wrote:
>> Thanks Benny, it works now. It says it has to be used with care : 
>> does it mean that as long as the automation permission is granted, it 
>> may affect all the message subjects?
> No, a subject is only changed when you explicitly change it. The 
> window shown explains exactly what happens when you change the subject 
> of a message. It's not efficient and has several side effects. (A more 
> general “note”-feature would preferably keep such changes separate 
> from the original message, but this would then only work with MailMate 
> and not with other email clients.)
> The automation permission given to MailMate is quite general -- and 
> it's actually only given to allow MailMate to use AppleScript to show 
> the window with the text field. Ideally, this would not require such a 
> permission (it was implemented before Apple introduced this type of 
> permission).
> -- 
> Benny
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