[Mailman-Users] how i make recipients think they're not on a list?

Brad Knowles brad.knowles at skynet.be
Fri Feb 13 19:48:07 CET 2004

At 5:00 PM +1030 2004/02/13, Dat Bui wrote:

>  we have a customer that doesn't want subscribers to think that
>  they're on a list. They want to do this because they think it'll
>  be more personal. *shrugs*

	Basically, you don't.  If they really insist on this kind of 
behaviour, have them send the message once for each recipient, direct 
from their mail client to the recipient.

>  he's using M$ Outlook and this is what he sees;
>      From: Brett McDonald <brett.mcdonald at blah.com.au>
>      To: 'Rwip' <rwip at blah.com.au> by way of rwip-bounces at lists.blah.com.au
>      Subject: FW:9th Test
>      Date: Fri, 13 Feb 2004 15:00:00 +1030
>  I have two questions;
>  1. is it possible to make the To: field have the recepient address?

	Not within Mailman, so far as I know.

>  2. is there a way to get rid of the "by way of" in the To: field?

	That's caused by the way that M$ Outhouse mis-interprets certain headers.

	See <http://www.python.org/cgi-bin/faqw-mm.py?req=show&file=faq02.003.htp>.

Brad Knowles, <brad.knowles at skynet.be>

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