[Mailman-Users] Changing the "<listname>-bounces" address
Stephen J. Turnbull
stephen at xemacs.org
Mon Mar 23 08:39:01 CET 2009
Mark Sapiro writes:
> That's a good point, even though current RFCs (RFC3464, RFC3834) say
> that DSNs and and other automatic responses should go to the envelope
> sender of the original message, not the Sender: address.
Of course, but that's a side issue. Sender is an originator, list
post refers to the recipients.
> I'm not sure I understand the following:
> >4. Recipients whose MUAs CC the sender can be automatically disabled,
> > too!
It's a bad joke, just ignore it.
> If the issue would truly be resolved or at least mitigated by having
> the Sender: be LIST-admin at list.example.com instead of
> LIST-bounces at list.example.com, that's a really easy change that
> wouldn't have any unintended side effects.
I think PHBs would definitely be more comfortable with that than with
the "-bounces" variant. But I agree with Brad that *any* change can
break things in mail, because it's all visible to and usable by
Spamassassin and Procmail among others.
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