[Mailman-Users] Hide email address of specific sender

Larry Finch finches at portadmiral.org
Mon Jun 8 21:20:03 CEST 2015

Another option is to suggest to the member that they get a “throwaway” email address just for the list. 


> On Jun 8, 2015, at 3:12 PM, Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net> wrote:
> On 06/08/2015 10:25 AM, Andrew Hodgson wrote:
>> I have had a request from a specific sender that their email address be hidden from postings (kinda like what the munging in the DMARC action does).  Is there a way to do this for this *one* member only?
> Mailman can't do it without some kludgy hack to the source. Also, Munge
> From actions take great pains to ensure that the original From: address
> is exposed in either Reply-To: or Cc: depending on other list settings.
> The user can do it herself. If the envelope sender (Unix From) or the
> Sender: header (if any) of the message is a list member, the post will
> be considered to be from a list member even if the From: address is not.
> Both the envelope sender and Sender: header of the delivered post are
> replaced with the list-bounces address, so the original contents are not
> exposed to the list.
> So, if she sends her post with headers like
> To: the_list at ...
> Sender: her_real_address at ...
> From: the_list_or_some_bogus_address at ...
> The post will be considered by Mailman to be from a member, and her
> member address won't be exposed. Of course, she needs to use an MUA that
> allows her to manipulate these headers.
> -- 
> 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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Larry Finch
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