[Mailman-Users] Problems with subscribed users

Aaron Optimizer Digulla digulla at hepe.com
Wed Sep 22 16:17:25 CEST 1999

On Wed, Sep 22, 1999 at 09:11:04AM -0500, blurr at txraves.org wrote:

> yep.. i have actually ran into this same problem.  but for some strange reason, i had a user
> send email from another linux box, cent at uix.com, and when it came
> through my server, the Sender field was changed to cent at crackpipe.txraves.org which
> #1 is not a valid email account and #2 is not sub'd to the list and hence rejected.  he sent
> another test email from his machine to an imail server running on NT 4.0.  when i pop'd
> that the Sender field was just 'cent' so i'm not sure if its mailman or something else on my
> system that is modifying the Sender field... *shrug*
> at any rate it looks as if Sender isn't such a good field to be using.

Especially when the documentation expicitly states that "From " is
used :-)

Aaron "Optimizer" Digulla             Team AMIGA     AROS Head of Development
Author of XDME, ResTrackLib, CInt.		       <http://www.aros.org/>
"(to) optimize: Make a program faster by improving the algorithms rather than
by buying a faster machine."				   <digulla at hepe.com>

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