[Mailman-Users] Reply address

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Tue Jun 8 17:11:19 CEST 2010

Richard Smits wrote:
>We have a strange problem with our mailman server and some mailclients. 
>I will explain. Sometimes when a member sends email to a list, and 
>someone replies to that mail, the reply goes to the list.
>And sometimes the To : adres is listname-bounces at listserver.ourcompany.net
>My question is, is there maybe an issue with specific mailclients not 
>responding correctly to the headers inserted by mailman ?

Yes. The Sender: header contains the list-bounces address and some MUAs
may reply to the Sender: in preference even to Reply-To: or may
include the Sender: in a 'reply all'.

See the FAQ at <http://wiki.list.org/x/RoA9>.

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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