[Mailman-Developers] Dates

Dan Mick dan.mick@west.sun.com
Tue, 01 May 2001 14:27:46 -0700

"Jay R. Ashworth" wrote:
> On Tue, May 01, 2001 at 12:23:01PM -0700, Dan Mick wrote:
> > Personally, I want the date in the Date header to be the one that
> > shows up. I don't care when it got to the list server, finally; I care
> > when it was sent. If the sender is too stupid to set up his machine, I
> > want to know that, too.
> It's possible, Dan, that you might have missed the fact that what's
> being discussed (unless *I* missed something big :-) is *what date the
> message is _archived_ as*... and that the original sent date is
> preserved in the archive.  

Right.  But if it's archived as "today" when it was sent "yesterday",
that's not the bahavior I would ever want, even if the Date: header is
correct in the archive.

> I don't think -- Barry will no doubt forrect
> me if my short term memory has gone completely to hell -- that he was
> rewriting dates on *mailed* messages...

Right.  I'm talking about the archiver too.
I just wanted to point out that opinions differ.