smtp.sendmail read receipt?

Erno Kuusela erno-news at erno.iki.fi
Mon Sep 10 23:44:27 CEST 2001


In article <ca748f19.0109101201.128fd3db at posting.google.com>,
scott.nadeau at sanmina.com (Scott Nadeau) writes:

| I'm trying to figure out how to get a read receipt when a recipient
| has read an e-mail that my program is sending.

i think rfc 2298 is what you want -- the return-receipt-to header
and rfc1891 that others have suggested can get you notification on
when your message has been delivered to the recipients mailbox, but
not when it has been read.

i don't know of any mail user agents that support rfc 2298 though (not
that i know that many).

  -- erno



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