[Mailman-Users] [Mailman-Developers] Sender field
William D. Tallman
wtallman at olypen.com
Mon May 1 22:03:52 CEST 2006
Watching this with interest; a newbie learns...
On Mon, May 01, 2006 at 01:27:40PM -0500, Neal Groothuis wrote:
> It might be appropriate for Mailman to add Resent-* headers, depending
> on how one reads RFC 2822, 3.6.6. I personally don't think it's
> necessary or useful, since list servers add their own List-* headers,
> per RFC 2369. The Resent-* headers seem to exist for individuals
> resending messages, not automated systems. This is supported by the
> RFC: "Resent fields are used to identify a message as having been
> reintroduced into the transport system by a user."
How does the RFC, or the writers thereof, define "user"? An automated
system is the tool of some deliberate intent, implying (necessarily?)
the will of a "user", I would think.
Or is this relevant?
Thanks for reading.
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