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Emails

Email systems do not provide an indicator (the way WhatsApp does) to a sender when an addressee has opened an email that the latter has indeed done so.

Are there any formidable complications that prevent email systems from providing the above indicator? Is any work in progress to remove the above limitation?

Thanks for the information!

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Re: email

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No, it's not in the standard and it will never be.
All you can do: ask for a read confirmation. The receiver can choose if he gives it or not.

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Have to write no.

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The current email system does not do this. And even when it did I could turn it off in the app.

There is NO work on this except in email apps. Outlook for example has a read response but since you can turn it off, this annoys the user that wanted the notification that I, the recipient turned if off.

There are long discussions but it's all about privacy concerns.

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