[MlMt] note or subject modification

Henry Seiden info at techworkspro.com
Sun Feb 5 14:17:03 EST 2023

Gee, doesn’t sound like changing a subject on existing message is such 
a great idea. I’d rather send a new message with the updated info. 
Possible problems related making a change outweigh the usefulness IMO.


Henry Seiden
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On 5 Feb 2023, at 13:57, John Doherty via mailmate wrote:

> On Sun 2023-02-05 11:15 AM MST -0700, <alain.israel at pasteur.fr> wrote:
>> 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?
> From the dialog box:
> Be aware of the following caveats:
> • An updated copy replaces the original on the IMAP server.
> • It is slow and inefficient for large emails.
> • Other email clients detect the updated copy as a new email.
> • The original subject is saved in an “Original-Subject” header.
> Also, I found a way to arrange things so that choosing 
> Command->MailMate->Change Subject has no apparent effect at all.
> Having granted Mailmate the necessary permission once, I went to
>   System Preferences->Security & Privacy->Privacy->Automation
> and unchecked System Events.app under MailMate.app.
> Also, thanks to Benny for pointing out my earlier mistake in 
> mentioning Full Disk Access. Mea culpa!
> After unchecking that, trying to change the subject of a message has 
> no visible effect at all. So maybe your machine is somehow in a 
> similar state. Enabling that permission again allows things to work.
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