[Mailman-Users] From field displayed by MS Outlook

Richard Barrett r.barrett at openinfo.co.uk
Thu Jan 22 18:52:00 CET 2004

On 22 Jan 2004, at 12:25, Martin Hugo wrote:

> We use Outlook 2002 and all the messages I receive (from this and our
> own lists) have the from field correctly reported as the sender.  
> Either
> something has been changed in Outlook 2003 or there is a machine
> configuration problem either on the recipients machine or the senders.

The phenomenon has been observed and reported before by a number of 
list subscribers and does not appear to be a matter of user 
misconfiguration of Outlook nor admin misconfiguration of Mailman. If 
you can add your insights as to which versions of Outlook display or 
not this characteristic to the FAQ page extant on this topic, it would 
be useful for other users:


> Marty
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jon Stethridge [mailto:jon at unique-media.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, January 21, 2004 7:27 AM
> To: mailman-users at python.org
> Subject: [Mailman-Users] From field displayed by MS Outlook
> Hi,
> I think like so many others I am effected by the from: address being
> incorrectly reported in Outlook.  I am guessing since nothing has been
> posted to the list this is still a current problem. I can report that
> the latest version of Outlook 2003 reports:
> <mailto:listname-bounces at mailman.server.com>
> listname-bounces at mailman.server.com On behalf of
> <mailto:name at poster.domain.com> name at poster.domain.com
> I don't really want to ditch mailman but I don't have any alternative 
> as
> this is unacceptable to our customers. Any feedback on how others are
> dealing with this much appreciated.
> Cheers,
> Jon
Richard Barrett                               http://www.openinfo.co.uk

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