[Mailman-Users] Sender Field - was: (no subject)

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Tue May 23 07:41:43 CEST 2006

Everett Johnson wrote:

>Why is it normal for a bounce processor to be the sender when there are 
>no bounces?  This confuses some list members.

It is done because there are/used to be non-compliant MTAs that would
return bounces to the Sender: instead of the envelope sender. There
was an extensive discussion of this last month beginning at

Also see the FAQ on this at

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