My GMail account is configured on my iPhone 4S as a GMail account (which I access using the "Mail" app), not using the Exchange template. This evening I was using that setup for composing an e-mail and decided it would be better composed on my computer, so I hit "cancel" and, when given the option, "Save as Draft."
When I went to my webmail client on my desktop, however, there was no draft. Instead, there was an alert in the conversation I was replying to saying that there was a deleted message in that thread. Curious, I told it to bring it back, and discovered an earlier version of my draft...
...only it treated it as a message that had been sent, complete with timestamp and mailed-by header!
I googled but didn't find anything useful; others (for instance here) have reported a similar experience but I couldn't find an explanation anywhere.
Has anyone else run into this problem before? Please tell me it didn't send my half-composed note when I told it to save the draft!