Re: feature request: caching message arrival time

Subject:Re: feature request: caching message arrival time

Date:Mon, 03 Jun 2019 10:57:15 +0200

To:Daniel Kahn Gillmor ,Ralph Seichter ,


From:Örjan Ekeberg

Daniel Kahn Gillmor <> writes:

> So Autocrypt defines the "effective date" of a message as the *earliest*
> of two dates: the date that the message is first seen, and the Date:
> header itself.  So we want our augmented Autocrypt header ingestion
> routine to search for all other messages we know about from the sender
> that have both a later firstseen= property *and* a later Date: header.

Would it be possible to use the earliest date seen in any of the
Received: headers as a safeguard against future-dated messages?

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