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bug#9074: 24.0.50; problems trying to mail bug report, again


From: Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen
Subject: bug#9074: 24.0.50; problems trying to mail bug report, again
Date: Tue, 02 Aug 2011 18:24:49 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110018 (No Gnus v0.18) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

"Drew Adams" <address@hidden> writes:

> If the user is going to answer `n' to the SMTP mail config question,
> in order to just use an outsider mailer (e.g. Outlook), then there is no
> reason for them to have to go through the silly dialog about "tickle me"
> and be told they must edit the `From:' field in order to be able to
> continue.

I agree.  If you're using the "system mailer" (i.e., sendmail or
mailclient), it should be pretty irrelevant whether Emacs knows your
real mail address.

So I think this check should be moved to a later point -- after it has
been decided to use the built-in SMTP support or using the system
mailer. 

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