[Mailman-Users] REPLY-TO oddity

Rick Robino rrobino at gstis.net
Fri Apr 9 19:18:57 CEST 1999

Sorry, I guess I was just trying to suggest a non-python method to make
your Reply-To get set the way you want. I have only looked at python, so
it's easier for me to do this with sendmail.


> On Fri, Apr 09, 1999 at 08:39:51AM -0400, Marc L. Allen wrote:
> So... you're saying that the REPLY-TO field is generated or being
> rewritten by sendmail and isn't something that Mailman is miswriting?
> As for using maillist.x.y.z, it makes it easier to move the list server
> at a later date if I want to.  It doesn't have to be at the primary MTU
> site.  Also, I happen to control the x.y.z domain, but not the y.z
> domain.
> I guess my confusion is that Mailman writes the TO: field to be the
> correct address, list at maillist.x.y.z, so why doesn't it write the
> REPLY-TO: field the same way?
> Thanks,
> Marc
> Rick Robino wrote:
> > 
> > You don't have to alias one host name to another. Modern MTA's will
> > handle aliases just fine (it's up to the resolver anyway), as long as
> > an alias eventually leads to and answer from a real A record. I don't
> > see the point here of an alias though, except that maillist.x.y.z is
> > more intuitive for the user. I am assuming that x is not a subdomain,
> > but it shouldn't really matter as long as you have your dots right ;-)
> > I suppose you need the x...?
> <snip>

Rick Robino                                         mailto:rrobino at gstis.net
Manager, Internet Operations, GST/Whole Earth		http://www.gstis.net
Portland:     v. (503) 416-1517     f. (503) 416-1555      p. (503) 703-0728

More information about the Mailman-Users mailing list