[Mailman-Users] Sender details and anonymous list

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Mon Nov 1 04:17:16 CET 2004

Miles Waller wrote:
>I have set up an anonymous list - it's for announcements from a central 
>team to subscribers only, no discussions.
>It's all working great, exactly as required ... with one tiny problem.  
>The anonymous list correctly removes the details of who in the team sent 
>the message, and replaces it with the lists email address.  I have been 
>asked to set this so that it is a specific name, rather than the 
>address. I.e, in their mail clients, users will see:
>From: The company's biggest boss
>instead of
>From: announcements at example.com
>Having spent some time looking, I'm fairly sure this isn't possible in 
>mailman at the moment: the choices are either the mailing list, or the 
>original sender.  Can anyone confirm definitively?  I am using version 

You are correct. Those are the two choices unless you want to hack the
code in Cleanse.py

Mark Sapiro <msapiro at value.net>       The highway is for gamblers,
San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

More information about the Mailman-Users mailing list