Randomly executes Item.delete for mailitems in Inbox - processing delivery receipts
Posted on 2003-10-22
I have a module (in an access database, but attaches to outlook) that is supposed to process delivery receipts, ultimately to report on end user experience of performance of mail delivery to our various email servers around the world. Mails are automatically sent regularily, with delivery receipt required. Now and again, a module runs from MSaccess that reads all the delivery receipts in the inbox, as this forces the updating of the tracking tab status fields in the sent mail folder. The first part of the module below searches the inbox for delivery receipts, opens them, and deletes them. This processes the tracking status tab. However it seems to randomly process them. You run it a few times and it gets them all.. but why doesn't it get them all first time?
Set myitems = myfolder.Items.Restrict("[messageclass]='REPORT.IPM.note.DR'")
For Each Item In myitems
b) Also ... The trackingStatusTime field in the Recipients Object is overwritten by the latest tracking event, so a read receipt would override a delivery receipt. Yet the tracking tab in the sent mail folder shows both read and delivery times, so they must both be stored somewhere. Any idea where I might be able to locate them ?