[Mailman-Users] Question about Mailman

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Sat Nov 14 01:10:50 CET 2009

Liz Bugh wrote:
>In setting up a test mailing
>group, we encountered problems and Bluehost was not able to answer our
>questions or help us at all.  Here is the issue:  The test mailing list I
>set up was named "lizcontacts".  I sent an email to a member list of 3
>people.  The member with Gmail received the email correctly ...  from "
>lizcontacts at txlands.net" ... plain and simple.  The members with Hotmail and
>Yahoo received the email from "lizcontacts-bounces at txlands.net on behalf of
>Liz Bugh (liz at txlands.net)"  Why the difference?

The difference is not in the messages. It is in the way Microsoft
software (Outlook, Hotmail, Windows Live Mail) displays the message.

>What actually bothers us
>is the "bounces" word ... not very appealing for someone to view in their
>inbox in a day where spam and destructive email is so prevalent.  How can we
>eliminate "bounces" from the sender title?

You can't. Perhaps Bluehost can. See the FAQ article at
<http://wiki.list.org/x/RoA9> for more information.

Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net>        The highway is for gamblers,
San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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