[Mailman-Users] non-subscribers getting through--email address in "Real Name"
gtaylor at tnetconsulting.net
Tue Jul 24 23:56:26 EDT 2018
On 07/24/2018 08:41 PM, John Levine wrote:
> Quite right. Beyond the standards theology, there is the practical
> problem that where the message list in your inbox used to tell you who
> wrote the list messages, now it all seems to come from the list alias.
That's where the human friendly portion of the From: header comes into play.
From: Grant Taylor <gtaylor at tnetconsulting.net>
From: Grant Taylor via Mailman-Users <mailman-users at python.org>
This can show up in the index of a mailbox.
Or the two lines that I'm suggesting prefixing the body with.
Grant Taylor <gtaylor at tnetconsulting.net> wrote the following:
Granted, that doesn't show up in the index of a mailbox.
Both methods tell you who wrote the message content.
Do you have any doubt about who wrote the first four lines of this
message? Does the fact that the From: header has my name (via
Mailman-Users) cause you to believe that I wrote "Quite right. … list
Or does the fact that there is quoting "> " change that?
> In my world, some people's contributions are a lot more interesting
> than others,
> and losing the info about who wrote what makes all lists less useful.
I'm not suggesting losing information about who wrote what.
Grant. . . .
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