[Mailman-Users] REPLY-TO oddity

Barry A. Warsaw bwarsaw at cnri.reston.va.us
Sat Apr 10 01:49:27 CEST 1999

>>>>> "MLA" == Marc L Allen <allen at chesapeake.tokheim.com> writes:

    MLA> So... you're saying that the REPLY-TO field is generated or
    MLA> being rewritten by sendmail and isn't something that Mailman
    MLA> is miswriting?

    MLA> I guess my confusion is that Mailman writes the TO: field to
    MLA> be the correct address, list at maillist.x.y.z, so why doesn't
    MLA> it write the REPLY-TO: field the same way?

Mailman does not, as a general rule, munge the Reply-To: header.
There is an option that a list admin can set which will munge this
header to point to the list, but its use is /very strongly/
discouraged.  For the seminal discussion of this issue, please read



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