[Mailman-Users] 2.1.18 internal documentation suggestions

Lindsay Haisley fmouse at fmp.com
Fri May 2 06:26:06 CEST 2014

On Thu, 2014-05-01 at 20:29 -0700, Mark Sapiro wrote:
> first_strip_reply_to = Yes will remove all the incoming Reply-To:
> addresses but will still add the poster's address to Reply-To: for all
> three settings of reply_goes_to_list which respectively will result in
> just the poster's address, the poster's address and the list posting
> address or the poster's address and the explicit reply_to_address in the
> outgoing Reply-To: header.

If first_strip_reply_to = No there are two possible situations which
aren't covered in your (much improved!) self-doc.  Either the original
poster included a Reply-To:, or not.  If not, then I assume the original
From: address is put into the Reply-To: address. Yes?  If the original
poster included a Reply-To: address then DMARC forces us into a
situation in which we can't avoid information loss.  Either the poster's
Reply-To: is overwritten with the original From:, or the original
Reply-To: is retained and the original From: address is lost.  Which is

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