[Mailman-Users] [Mailman-Developers] Sender field

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Tue May 2 16:22:17 CEST 2006

On Mon, 2006-05-01 at 13:27 -0500, Neal Groothuis wrote:
> > I'd like to work up an unofficial diff to Mailman 2.1 for people like
> > Stephen who are willing to give it a try on a live site.  
> I'm not sure this is even necessary.
> Ezmlm doesn't touch the Sender: header at all, Majordomo sets it to the 
> owner of the list, and (AFAICT) Listserv sets it to the list itself. 
> This would seem to me to indicate that incidences of mail being returned 
> inappropriately to the sender are infrequent, at worst.

As I said, I think it's defensible to claim Mailman is the originator,
but practicality beats purity, and I do think a list manager falls into
a gray area here.

Having said all that, you might be right, in that we really don't need
to do much except remove the addition of the Sender: header in


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