[Mailman-Users] [Repost] Internal vs. external mail addresses
brad.knowles at skynet.be
Fri Feb 27 19:44:25 CET 2004
At 12:41 PM -0500 2004/02/27, Paul Smith wrote:
> Hm. What about something that sits between the MDA and Mailman and
> makes this translation? Does that seem feasible?
What would you put there? How would that program work?
> Would this require
> changing the alias for each list, for example, or is there another way
> to do this from within the MTA? I'm using postfix.
You could probably configure postfix to use a different local
delivery agent, one that was configured to munge all addresses
appropriately, before handling as would previously have been done.
Regardless how you do it, you've got a fair amount of program
writing to do.
> As I said, that would be good but is utterly out of the question. The
> people in charge of all the mail infrastructure will never do that.
Then you may well be permanently screwed, depending on how much
damage their servers cause to the e-mail addresses in question.
Brad Knowles, <brad.knowles at skynet.be>
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