Priority Technical Documentation
This feature implements the RFC draft draft-schmeing-smtp-priorities-04.txt.
The GUI has been updated so that the user can choose the priority level for the current message:
The choice of the user is encapsulated in a nsIMsgCompFields object. This objet is then forwarded to the XPCOM layer, which handles the request.
The addition of the priority feature is implemented by modifying existing XPCOM classes.
Example of a dialog between Trustedbird and a SMTP server supporting "PRIORITY" feature:
> EHLO [220.127.116.11] < 250-test.milimail.org < 250-PIPELINING < 250-STARTTLS < 250-PRIORITY > MAIL FROM:<email@example.com> < 250 2.1.0 Ok > RCPT TO:<firstname.lastname@example.org> PRIORITY=2 < 250 2.1.5 Ok > DATA ...