[Mailman-Users] How do I get the from address?

Dan Mick Dan.Mick at West.Sun.COM
Sat Jan 13 06:47:23 CET 2001

It's almost always more complicated than you think.  See 
formail, for instance, or the rfc822 stuff in Python/Mailman.

I think your algorithm would be too simple.

> How do I get the address from which the mail was sent, if I want to reply
> with a confirmation request? Is it acceptable to parse the From: header
> for the following Perl regexp:
> .*(<|\w)\@(>|\w)
> And the resulting match would be the address to which I can reply?

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