[Mailman-Developers] Proposed: remove address-obfuscation code from Mailman 3
barry at python.org
Mon Aug 31 21:27:07 CEST 2009
On Aug 31, 2009, at 3:00 PM, Dale Newfield wrote:
> Barry Warsaw wrote:
>> Let's say I just joined the XEmacs development mailing list after a
>> long absence. I find a message in the archive from two years ago
>> that is relevant to an issue I'm having. I'd like to follow up to
>> that message using my normal mail toolchain, but I found the
>> archive page through Google. I should be able to click on a link
>> on that page, enter my email address (perhaps through some
>> validation dance, or subject to a request governor) and then the
>> message -- as it was originally copied to the list membership --
>> would show up in my inbox, exactly as if I were a list member at
>> the time.
>> Now I can hit 'reply' and inject myself seamlessly into that 2 year
>> old thread.
> As long as the mailing list name/address hasn't migrated/changed in
> the interim...
> ...perhaps the original message munged to ensure current accuracy of
> the to/cc/reply-to fields?
Not sure I understand; can you elaborate?
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