[Mailman-Users] (postfix &) Results of testing posts to yahoogroups from AOL

Peter Shute pshute at nuw.org.au
Mon May 12 08:12:43 CEST 2014

> On 12 May 2014, at 2:18 pm, "Peter Shute" <pshute at nuw.org.au> wrote:
> Peter Shute wrote:
>> I can confirm that there's been a change. On a yahoo group 
>> I'm a member of, Outlook used to say the group messages were 
>> from the list address on behalf of the sender's address. Now 
>> they just say they're from the list address, although the 
>> original sender is listed in the message list. This happened 
>> between 9/5/14 and 12/5/14.
>> I haven't tried to check what headers they've used to confuse 
>> Outlook like this.
>> This group has always been configured so that Reply and Reply 
>> All go to the list address, but it was possible to construct 
>> a private reply manually by copying the sender's address from 
>> the top of the quoted headers. You can't do that anymore in 
>> Outlook without delving into the original message's headers.
> I should also note that in the footer of each message there is a mailto: link that sets up a reply to the original sender. I've never noticed it before, although it's always been there, and I assume this can't be broken by any changes they've done to the headers.
> The link doesn't set up the quoted text, just a blank body, so even this isn't a satisfactory workaround.

And on my iPad I can't even tell who has sent the emails. The native email app doesn't display their address anywhere. If they've used any techniques that will become available to my mailman list with 2.1.18-1 then this is a good tryout. Don't like it.

Peter Shute

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