[Mailman-Users] 'ack' doesn't work when sending as list rather than sender?

Stephen J. Turnbull stephen at xemacs.org
Wed Sep 29 03:13:20 CEST 2010

Christopher Adams writes:
 > I just figured out that a sender can only get an acknowledgment with
 > 'ack' checked if the list is sending as the sender as opposed to list
 > name. Is there anyway that a sender can get an acknowledgment even if
 > the list is set up this way?

I believe that the list can be set to acknowledge receipt to the

If you want the poster to get acks from each recipient individually,
it can be done, but AFAIK (a) you have to modify the Mailman code and
(b) bounce processing becomes the responsibility of the poster,
because "sender" is where many (most) software will send error
notices, regardless of other settings.

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