[Mailman-Users] Friendly email address

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Thu Jan 20 23:34:27 CET 2011

Stefan Alder wrote:

>I'm continuing to try various combinations but without any luck.
>Don't see this documented either.  Any ideas or confirmation that this
>is not possible would really help. Thanks!
>On Thu, Jan 20, 2011 at 11:23 AM, Stefan Alder <twigbranch at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I'd like to use Mailman for a distribution list and would prefer that
>> the from address be of the form "Foo Bar <foobar at list.org>" ... rather
>> than just foobar at list.org.  Is this possible?  How do I need to input
>> this in the configuration?

If your Mailman is recent enough and if your list is anonymous_list =
Yes the From: will be "Foo Bar <foobar at list.org>" where "Foo Bar" is
the list's description. Recent enough is 2.1.6 or later.

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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