[Mailman-Users] Remove "To:"-field from message

Ian A B Eiloart iane at sussex.ac.uk
Thu Jul 8 16:58:05 CEST 2004

--On Thursday, July 8, 2004 3:23 pm +0200 Brad Knowles 
<brad.knowles at skynet.be> wrote:

> At 11:03 AM +0300 2004-07-08, mercenary at mail.ru wrote:
>>    I want to completely remove mail list address from message. Can I
>>    remove "To:" field, that contain mail list address, from message or
>>  replace it by something else?
> 	No.  If you did that, the mail system wouldn't know who the message is
> addressed to, and wouldn't be able to deliver it.

That's just not true. The message recipients are taken from the envelope, 
not the headers. I've BCC'd this message to you and to mercenary at mail.ru. 
You won't find either of your addresses in the headers.

> 	I think I know what you're looking for.  Please see
> <http://www.python.org/cgi-bin/faqw-mm.py?req=show&file=faq03.018.htp>
> and
> <http://www.python.org/cgi-bin/faqw-mm.py?req=show&file=faq03.037.htp>.

Ian Eiloart
Servers Team
Sussex University ITS

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