[Mailman-Users] How to get mailman to ignore the reply-to address?

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Mon Jun 27 04:36:39 CEST 2005

Paul Key wrote:
>I have a one-way announcements list with subscribers having their 
>moderation bit set.
>The reply-to address of the sent email is changed to the email address 
>of the person who has asked for the email to be sent out.
>Now if this person who the reply-to address is changed to happens to be 
>a subscriber to the list then I, the sender (added to "List of 
>non-member addresses whose postings should be automatically accepted.") 
>get an email from mailman telling me that "Sorry - you are cannot post 
>to this list." Yet if the reply-to address is changed to be a 
>non-subscriber unconnected with the list my email gets posted without a 
>problem - why is the reply-to address behaving in this way and why can't 
>I change it to what I want? 

Do you have "USE_ENVELOPE_SENDER = Yes" in mm_cfg.py?

Does your posting MUA (e-mail client) set the envelope sender of
outgoing messages to the Reply-To: address if any?

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

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