[Mailman-Users] Target individual list member with sub-addressing when sending?

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Wed Apr 29 15:44:25 CEST 2009

Charles Rosenberg wrote:
> After receiving a message through the “reply-to” address, I want the
> original poster to be able to send a single message back to the
> “replier,” possibly answering some question.  Problem: I can’t have
> the “poster” know the individual address of the “replier,” nor can I
> have the “replier” know the direct address of the “poster.”  Would it
> be possible to use some sort of sub-addressing, extended addressing,
> plus addressing, etc. to send a message to an individual subscriber
> based on a “subscriber” username or something?  For example sending
> to Australia+KenYamaguchi at lists.seishinonline.jp would cause the
> e-mail to only go to the subscriber associated with “KenYamaguchi”
> and NOT the whole list.  This way, neither side knows the other’s
> “direct mail address.” Is this possible?  Thanks in advance.

Not in Mailman without significant modification to the Mailman code.

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San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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