[Mailman-Developers] [PATCH] for the notorious Sender header

Adam McGreggor adam-mailman at amyl.org.uk
Wed Jun 30 17:02:38 CEST 2010

On Wed, Jun 30, 2010 at 07:55:38AM -0700, Mark Sapiro wrote:
> I don't have a problem with including the patch in 2.1, except for the
> Defaults.py.in
> If it were no, the feature would be entirely transparent to those who
> didn't want it, essentially preserving the current situation for those
> who took no action.

Tricky, isn't it?

> The problem with that is all those cPanel and service provider list
> owners who would then not have access to the feature even if they were
> aware and wanted it, so I think the default needs to be Yes which is
> somewhat disruptive, but probably not excessively so considering the
> potential benefit.

I'd have thought given their mods anyhow, an extra one -- 
particularly one with clearly marked emails -- shouldn't be too
difficult for them to maintain/include.

``Another sport which wastes unlimited time is Comma-hunting.''
  (Francis Cornford, Microcosmographia Academica)

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