[Mailman-Users] Sender Name in message

liquid at nationalcomfortinstitute.com liquid at nationalcomfortinstitute.com
Mon Jan 8 23:34:52 CET 2007

I have personalization turn on but I didn't think it had a variable  
for the poster/senders name (not that I found). Am I missing some  
thing? I know it has the TO: username variable. But thats not what I'm  
looking for.


Quoting "Ashley M. Kirchner" <ashley at pcraft.com>:

> liquid at nationalcomfortinstitute.com wrote:
>> I'm running Mailman 2.1.5
>> I've looked through the archives and have yet to find an answer to this.
>> I'm running an anonymous discussion list. The list is setup so   
>> replies are by directed back to the list.
>> I would like to be able to add the senders/posters name (the    
>> (optional) name that is in the system) to the header, message or   
>> footer.
>> I want it this way to dummy proof the list by forcing a signature.
>> Any way this can be done?
>> Jeff
>    You might want to read FAQ 3.15 as a start.  It tells you how to
> enable personalization on an installation, and how to set it up per
> list.  Once enabled, you can click on any of the 'about' links when
> you're browsing the admin site for your list and it gives you pointers
> on how to add personalized messages to the message.
>    Do keep in mind that you're taking a performance hit with
> personalization.  So be careful with that.
> -- 
> W | It's not a bug - it's an undocumented feature.
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